Fortuna stand in the way of Bayern record

Bayern Munich will be aiming to break their record and rack up an eighth straight victory at the start of a Bundesliga season when they face Fortuna Dusseldorf.

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A defeat to BATE Borisov in the Champions League has been the only setback for Bayern so far this season, but Heynckes is only interested in the three points tomorrow [Saturday].

"Records don't mean anything to me," he said. "They are something for the history books or for statisticians."

"I think that my team will carry on from where we left off (before the international break) against Hoffenheim,"

Since that 2-0 win at the Allianz Arena, seven members of Heynckes' squad were involved in a dramatic game for Germany in which they threw away a 4-0 lead to draw 4-4 for with Sweden, but Heynckes does not expect that to have any impact tomorrow [Saturday].

"We have spoken about the Germany game and it will not be a big problem," said Heynckes.

"A professional footballer has got to be able to shake things like that off."

Arjen Robben has failed to recover from a thigh strain, but David Alaba is back in the squad for the first time this season.

Fortuna could be without their captain Andreas Lambertz, who stubbed his toe in training, but Stefan Reisinger is available again after a knee injury.

The home team's coach Norbert Meier has tried to play down the importance of the fixture, which will draw a capacity crowd of over 50,000.

He said: "It is not the biggest highlight of the season - we have 34 highlights."

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