Olivier Giroud Arsenal Bayern Munich
A still from the first leg clash of the Champions League this season against Bayern Munich and ArsenalReuters

German heavyweights Bayern Munich will be willing to exact revenge against Arsenal as the two collide once more in the return leg fixture from Group F of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday night.

The Gunners overwhelmed Bayern with a 2-0 margin in the first leg match at the Emirates last month.

Pep Guardiola's side currently lead the group in the Champions League after recording six points from their two games, while Arsenal remain third after picking up just three points from their last three games in the competition.

However, judging by Arsenal's recent form in the Premier League, it can be assumed that Arsene Wenger's men are up for the battle on Wednesday in Germany.

"I don't want to take anything away from Bayern, they are playing extremely well," Wenger was quoted by The Independent ahead of Wednesday's game. "But I think it is a good opportunity for us to show that we are moving forward, that we are up to the test.

"What you want is 100 per cent commitment from your players in an intelligent way. We just want to do what it takes to make a positive result," the Frenchman added.

Bayern Munich skipper and Germany veteran Philipp Lahm remains confident about his team's chances tonight as he mentioned that his side are looking to confirm their position at the top of group F of the Champions League.

"We are top of the Bundesliga and our Champions League group - you can't get much better than that," Lahm was quoted by the BBC.

"We weren't wounded after the away defeat. We're playing at home, it's a top game and we want a win to consolidate our place at the top of the table," the 31-year-old added.

Injury news

Bayern Munich - Mario Götze (groin), Franck Ribéry (ankle), and Sebastian Rode (thigh) are sidelined for tonight's game, while Holger Badstuber (thigh) and Juan Bernat (groin) remain doubtful.

Arsenal - The Gunners have many of their players sidelined tonight in the form of Theo Walcott (calf), Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain (hamstring), Mikel Arteta (ankle), Aaron Ramsey (hamstring), David Ospina (shoulder), Jack Wilshere (calf), Tomas Rosický (knee), Danny Welbeck (knee), and Hector Bellerín (groin).

Possible starting XI

Bayern Munich: Neuer; Lahm, Martínez, Boateng, Alaba; Alonso; Robben, Thiago, Douglas Costa; Müller, Lewandowski.

Arsenal: Čech; Debuchy, Mertesacker, Koscielny, Monreal; Coquelin, Cazorla; Campbell, Özil, Sánchez; Giroud.

Where to watch live

Bayern Munich vs Arsenal is scheduled to kick-off at 8.45 pm CET (1.15 am IST, 7.45 pm GMT, 3.45 pm EST).

In India, the viewers can catch the game on Ten Action. Online streaming will be available on tensports.com.

In the UK, viewers can catch the game on BT Sport. Online streaming will be available onBT Sport LiveThe radio commentary of the game will also be available on BBC Radio 5 Live.

In the US, the viewers can catch the game on Fox Sports 1 and ESPN Deportes. Online streaming will be available on Fox Sports GoFox Soccer 2 Go and Watch ESPN.

In Germany, the viewers can catch the game on Sky Sport 1/HD and Sky Sport 4/HD. Online streaming will be available on Sky Go Deutschland. The radio commentary of the game will also be available on Sport 1.

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