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Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany

Attendance: 71000

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Bayern Munich

  • Bastian Schweinsteiger 24'
  • Mario Mandzukic 57'
  • Mario Mandzukic 65'

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Bayern Munich coach Jupp Heynckes says his players have got to learn to accept his choices, and that they will have to sit on the bench once in a while, as he ponders how to get the best out of his team with a game every three days on average.

The Bavarians have won seven out of seven so far this season and they host Wolfsburg tomorrow looking to extend a record start to a season.

However, Heynckes says it is impossible to stick to the adage of never changing a winning team given the number of games his side are playing.

``You have got to try and keep the energy levels high by rotating the team,'' he said.

``Everybody has got to put their ego to one side and sit on the bench once in a while.

``I will control it in a way that it works.''

Franck Ribery was the chosen one at the weekend, although a slight knock made it easier for Heynckes to leave him out.

With Mario Gomez still injured, Mario Mandzukic has played every game so far and it could be his turn for a break tomorrow night, when his former club are the visitors at the Allianz Arena.

Heynckes can no longer count on Ivica Olic to lead his side's attack, though, since the Croatian exchanged places with Mandzukic in the summer and will now be looking to score past Manuel Neuer in a Wolfsburg shirt.

``I had a great time with Bayern and am still in close contact with my former team-mates,'' he told Bayern's website. ``I am looking forward to the atmosphere in the stadium, which was always fantastic.''

Olic opened his account for the Wolves in the weekend draw with Furth and although it has taken him time to settle in northern Germany, he is confident about his new club's future.

``We are heading in the right direction and you can feel that,'' he said.

``We are working very well in training and are all pulling together. The team is developing a better understanding by the day.

``Of course we knew it would take a bit of time.''

Wolfsburg coach Felix Magath may have to do without Robin Knoche, who fractured his hand at the weekend.

``It would be a big shame were he to miss out,'' said Magath. ``He played a great game for us.''