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‘Final is fantastic’

Bayern turn focus to Dortmund showdown

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With the exception of Luiz Gustavo, none of the stars dropped by the Säbener Strasse on Monday, but it was a different story on Tuesday as some 2,000 fans watched the squad work out with plenty of energy and commitment, and bonhomie too. It's obvious the stars are fired up for Saturday's DFB Cup final against Dortmund. “A final like this is always fantastic," Philipp Lahm told

Boss Jupp Heynckes called his players out onto the sun-drenched practice ground at around 10 am. Gustavo, who was sidelined for Saturday's trip to Cologne with a knee injury, rejoined his team-mates for the 90-minute training session, in which Heynckes pushed his men to the limit, and found them willingly playing their part.