If Bayern Munich is to have any chance of a sixth straight semifinal appearance in the Champions League it will have to do something that only one team has achieved this season - defeat Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.
The Poland global missed last Wednesday's first leg as Der FCB surrendered a 1-0 lead to lose 2-1 at the Allianz Arena, but Lewandowski has told German newspaper Bild (h/t AS' Carlos Forjanes): "I'm ready to play".
"The fans will be more important than ever", Zidane said on Monday.
"I have to make a choice and I'm happy that they are all playing to a very high level to make it hard for me". "We just hope it is nothing serious".
"He deserves to be with us for this end to the season".
That narrow escape must be a serious warning for Bayern, who can not afford to ignore the attacking threat posed by Madrid's captain from dead-ball situations.
"It is important for Jerome Boateng and Mats Hummels to train this evening and then we will see how things look on Tuesday".
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Isco stood out with two goals including a last-gasp victor in Saturday's game, but he has been used sparingly in Europe this season, getting just 77 minutes in total across Madrid's nine Champions League games to date. Among Zidane's other options are Marco Asensio and Alvaro Morata.
"We come with a disadvantage but we are still alive", said Bayern's Xavi Alonso, who used to play for Madrid.
Bayern's clear strategy in the first-half was to feed Arjen Robben as much as possible, attempting to isolate him one-on-one against Marcelo. "The first 60 minutes in the first leg were quite good, but we made too many mistakes after that". The French manager has confirmed that Gareth Bale won't be available but we don't know yet if Isco will be the replacement: "I've decided, but I won't comment it, not even if we'll change the formation".
The Bayern players landed in Spain convinced they can overturn their first-leg deficit, with playmaker Thiago Alcántara tweeting: "Never give up".
Lewandowski says he's fully recovered from the shoulder issue that ruled him out of the opener, and is set to take on a Real defence depleted by injuries and with Sergio Ramos and Nacho a booking away from suspension. "We've been rotating the team but the fact that he has appeared so sporadically in the Champions League is pure chance - it's just worked out that way", he said. We all know that which we're going to do.
"That is a plus for Bayern, but he is their player". But he added: 'Bayern have a lot of quality players and a great squad, we can't worry only about Lewandowski'. "We'll try to play our game and prepare well the game, like the first leg".