MUNICH - Bayern Munich central
defender Holger Badstuber is doubtful for the Champions League
Group A match against Manchester City on Tuesday, coach Jupp
Badstuber, who has been instrumental in Bayern's run of nine
straight games in all competitions without conceding a goal, is
suffering with flu, Heynckes told reporters on Monday.
"A decision [on whether he will play] will be taken shortly
before the game," said the coach, adding Daniel van Buyten could
Centre-back Jerome Boateng, who was rested in Bayern's 3-0
win over Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday, would "naturally" start,
Heynckes said he expected a much tougher game than what
Bayern had encountered until now this season with the two teams
"testing their strengths."
"But we also have several players on the pitch who command
respect," he said.
Bayern beat Villarreal 2-0 in Spain in their group opener
while competition debutants City drew 1-1 at home against
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