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Benatia sidelined with injury

FC Bayern defender Mehdi Benatia is facing a spell on the sidelines after sustaining a hamstring injury in the first half of FCB’s victory over Hoffenheim. The Morocco international was examined in Munich after the squad’s return on Saturday evening. Benatia pulled up after 36 minutes of the away Bundesliga fixture in Sinsheim and had to be substituted.

Open training session on Tuesday

Thousands of fans flocked to the Säbener Strasse on Sunday to watch their favourite players at work in training. The next opportunity for Munich supporters to see their heroes in close up is on Tuesday, when Pep Guardiola has scheduled an open training session for 11 am.