PSV v Bayern: line-ups, where to watch, form guide

Phillip Cocu wants PSV to "show that we can compete with one of the absolute top teams in Europe" as they fight for Group D survival at home against Bayern.

Phillip Cocu watches PSV training ahead of the Bayern game
Phillip Cocu watches PSV training ahead of the Bayern game ©AFP/Getty Images
  • PSV are out if they lose; Bayern are through if they win and Rostov don't
  • Cocu: "We want to get the crowd behind us right from the start"
  • Bayern seeking to reach the last 16 for the 14th season running
  • Bayern beat the Dutch side 4-1 when they met two weeks ago
  • Badstuber, who has played twice since February, to start on bench

Possible line-ups
PSV: Pasveer; Arias, Isimat-Mirin, Moreno, Willems; Pröpper, Guardado, Ramselaar; Bergwijn, Luuk de Jong, Pereiro.
Out: Zoet (muscle problem), Siem de Jong (unspecified), Hendrix (knee), Locadia (groin)
Doubtful
: Narsingh (hamstring)

Bayern: Neuer; Lahm, Boateng, Hummels, Alaba; Thiago, Alonso, Vidal; Robben, Müller, Lewandowski.
Out: Martínez (thigh), Ribéry (muscle)
Doubtful: None
Misses next match if booked: Lahm

Where to watch
Fans can find their local UEFA Champions League broadcast partner(s) here

Phillip Cocu, PSV coach
We want to get the crowd behind us right from the start and show that we can compete with one of the absolute top teams in Europe. Two weeks ago in Munich there were phases in the match in which we were struggling, but at other times we were doing well and creating chances.

We have to try and build on that. I have lots of respect for Arjen Robben, both on and off the field. I enjoyed playing with him. He has incredible qualities and belongs at the very top. Arjen will get the reception he deserves from our supporters, but I'm sure our fans will also be 100% behind us.

Highlights: Bayern 4-1 PSV
Highlights: Bayern 4-1 PSV

Carlo Ancelotti, Bayern coach
At the moment our team are playing with quality, intensity and great spirit. We will need all these things because it will be a difficult game. PSV usually play well at home so it will be a little bit different [to Munich] because they will push forward more.

We could qualify for the next round tomorrow and we still want to finish first in the group so I will be fielding my strongest team. Holger Badstuber will start on the bench.

Weekend results
Vitesse 0-2 PSV (Pereiro 12 90+3)
Gastón Pereiro struck twice to take his Eredivisie tally to five for the season. PSV have won only two of their last seven games in all competitions.

Robert Lewandowski after scoring on Saturday
Robert Lewandowski after scoring on Saturday©AFP/Getty Images

Augsburg 1-3 Bayern (Koo Ja-Cheol 67; Lewandowski 19 48, Robben 21)
Bayern beat Augsburg 3-1 for the second time in four days, following a midweek German Cup home victory. Robert Lewandowski scored twice to take his Bundesliga season haul to seven and also laid on the second for Arjen Robben.

Form guide (all competitions, most recent first)
PSV: WLWLDD
Bayern: WWWWDD

Reporter's view: Derek Brookman (@UEFAcomDerekB)
With Bayern close to recapturing top form, only the most optimistic PSV supporter will be anticipating three points, especially as several key players are missing through injury. On the other hand, with expectations relatively low, some of the pressure is off. Fringe or emerging talents like Bart Ramselaar, Steven Bergwijn or Pereiro may then be able to play with more freedom. Being on the same pitch as former local hero Robben could also spur them on.

Did you know?
PSV's sole win in seven matches against Bayern came in their last meeting in Eindhoven. Find out more in our extensive match background.

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