Munich (AP) - Bayern Munich must contest the opening match of the 57th Bundesliga season without football international Leon Goretzka.

The midfielder had suffered a thigh bruise in the final training. Coach Niko Kovac, as well as Niklas Süle's new signing Benjamin Pavard, offers as well as in the 3-1 defeat of Energie Cottbus in the center of defense.

Ex-World Champion Jérôme Boateng has to sit on the bench after a good pre-season. There is also record shopping Lucas Hernández. The 80-million-euro French World Champion still has a training backlog after a lengthy knee injury.

Kovac offers in Robert Lewandowski, Kingsley Coman, Serge Gnabry and Thomas Müller all available offensive aces in the starting eleven. The short-term loaned by Inter Milan Vice-World Champion Ivan Perisic has to serve at the start of the season a yellow-barrier nor from Italy.

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