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Celtic hope to keep their Champions League dreams alive as they welcome Bayern Munich to Celtic Park on Tuesday night.

Brendan Rodgers' side lost 3-0 to the Bundesliga champions a fortnight ago but will hope that a crackling Celtic Park atmosphere can lift his side to what would be a famous victory.

Celtic will have been encouraged by news that Bayern striker Robert Lewandowski did not travel with his teammates and, with Thomas Müller also ruled out, it leaves Jupp Heynckes without a natural finisher up top.

Goalkeeper Manuel Neuer and veteran winger Franck Ribery are also absentees for the 2013 Champions League winners.

However, Rodgers has injury news of his own to worry about. Winger Patrick Roberts is expected to miss out after being substituted early in the draw against Kilmarnock with a hamstring problem.

Rodgers rested captain Scott Brown for the Killie game, while Dedryck Boyata, James Forrest, Scott Sinclair, Moussa Dembele and Stuart Armstrong are all set to return to the starting line-up.

Only a win will do for Celtic, but their history against German clubs does not make for encouraging reading. They have failed to win in each of their last eight games, drawing three and losing five. Bayern's only previous visit to Celtic Park ended in a 0-0 stalemate back in November 2003.

Questions were asked of Rodgers' adventurous approach to their previous home game, against Paris Saint-Germain, but the Northern Irishman is unlikely to abandon his style of play despite being on the end of a humbling 5-0 scoreline against the Ligue 1 outfit.

At Football Whispers, we utilise a unique algorithm that predicts the line-ups for every upcoming game, taking into account form, fitness, tactical requirements and opposition.

At the top of the page, you can see how we think Celtic will line up against Bayern.

The graphic is interactive, too, so you can pick your own side to take on the Bundesliga club by clicking on ‘Create Your Own’. When you’re done, hit ‘Confirm’ and you’ll be able to view stats for the players selected and share your XI on social media.

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