Dortmund v Bayern Munchen

Team News: Dortmund v Bayern Munchen

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Dortmun missing:

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  • Mario Gotze

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Dortmund probable lineups:

Weidenfeller
Piszczek, Subotić, Hummels, Schmelzer
Gündogan, Bender,
Błaszczykowski, Reus, Großkreutz
Lewandowski

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Bayern Munchen missing:

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  • Holger Badstuber
  • Toni Kroos

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Bayern Munchen probable lineups:

Neuer
Lahm, Buyten, Dante, Alaba
Martínez, Schweinsteiger
Robben, Müller, Ribéry
Mandžukić

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Facts:

  • Borussia Dortmund have won the Champions League on one previous occasion, beating Juventus 3-1 to claim the trophy in 1997.
  • Jurgen Klopp’s side triumphed 5-2 against Bayern Munchen last season in the DFB-Pokal final, with Robert Lewandowski scoring a hat-trick.
  • Defender Mats Hummels joined BVB from Bayern back in 2009 after a successful loan spell at Signal Iduna Park.
  • Injured playmaker Mario Gotze has already agreed a deal which will see him move to Bayern at the season’s end.
  • Bayern Munchen are seeking to win their fifth European Cup and join Liverpool as the joint-third most successful team in the competition’s history, behind AC Milan and Real Madrid.
  • The Bavarians are unbeaten against BVB in all four of the teams’ meeting this season, drawing 1-1 twice in the Bundesliga, and beating their rivals 2-1 and 1-0 in the Supercup and Pokal respectively.
  • The only previous all-German final in the history of European club competition was in the 1980 Uefa Cup final, when Eintracht Frankfurt beat Borussia Monchengladbach on away goals after recording a 3-3 draw over two legs.

Prediction:

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Team News Predictions Stats: 48/68 (71%)