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Bayern Munich stars focused as they train at Anderlecht

  • Bayern Munich trained at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Tuesday night
  • They will take on Belgian outfit Anderlecht there on Wednesday evening
  • Bayern can officially qualify for the Champions League last 16 by avoiding defeat

Bayern Munich’s players looked like a team on a mission as they trained with steely faces at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Tuesday night.

The Bundesliga leaders currently sit second in Champions League Group B going into Wednesday’s clash with Anderlecht — and that position is unlikely to change.

Only a shock win for Celtic away to PSG coupled with two Bayern defeats would see the Germans slip to third, but they do retain a slim hope of pipping PSG to top spot. 

Bayern Munich’s players trained at the Constant Vanden Stock Stadium on Tuesday evening

 The Bayern stars looked serious as they prepared for Wednesday's Champions League game

 The Bayern stars looked serious as they prepared for Wednesday’s Champions League game

Tuesday night's training session seemed very fitness-focused, with plenty of running involved

Tuesday night’s training session seemed very fitness-focused, with plenty of running involved

Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes knows a draw will guarantee progression to the round of 16

Bayern manager Jupp Heynckes knows a draw will guarantee progression to the round of 16

Defender Jerome Boateng (centre) wore his game face as he trained alongside his team-mates

Defender Jerome Boateng (centre) wore his game face as he trained alongside his team-mates

Midfielder Arturo Vidal looked equally focused as he limbered up in the centre of the pitch

Midfielder Arturo Vidal looked equally focused as he limbered up in the centre of the pitch

Bayern need to better PSG’s result this week and then beat the French giants in Munich on December 5.

Manager Jupp Heynckes clearly still believes there is work to do in Group B as he has taken a very strong squad to Belgium.

A star-studded first team including Arturo Vidal, Arjen Robben, James Rodriguez and Robert Lewandowski were put through their paces as they familiarised themselves with the playing surface at Anderlecht’s 21,500-capacity stadium.

Vidal, whose fitness was criticised by Heynckes earlier this month, was seen stretching during a fitness-focused session, which included plenty of running.

Robert Lewandowski could be key for Bayern, having scored 22 goals in 22 games this season

Robert Lewandowski could be key for Bayern, having scored 22 goals in 22 games this season

James Rodriguez is also in good form, having produced two assists and a goal in four matches

James Rodriguez is also in good form, having produced two assists and a goal in four matches

Thirty-three-year-old Bayern winger Arjen Robben wore shorts and leggings during training

Thirty-three-year-old Bayern winger Arjen Robben wore shorts and leggings during training

Mats Hummels will hope to continue Bayern's defensive form - five clean sheets in eight games

Mats Hummels will hope to continue Bayern’s defensive form – five clean sheets in eight games

Corentin Tolisso is in line to make his third Champions League appearance for Bayern Munich

Corentin Tolisso is in line to make his third Champions League appearance for Bayern Munich

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