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Ribéry making progress, training without seven

On Sunday the Reds will play for the first title of the season as they cross swords with Borussia Dortmund in the Supercup final. To be fully prepared the FC Bayern pros will exercise under Carlo Ancelotti's auspices every day this week. However, the Italian had to make do without seven of his players on Monday. Arjen Robben, Jérôme Boateng, Douglas Costa, Holger Badstuber, Xabi Alonso and Renato Sanches missed the session. Franck Ribéry did not take part in the squad programme, but turned in an intense session with the ball on an adjacent pitch.