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Saturday’s showdown in stats and figures

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The day of the big match is coming closer and closer, and there are just hours remaining until kick-off: on Saturday, Bayern and Borussia Dortmund will go head-to-head at Wembley for the prestige and honour of being called Europe's best team. Ahead of the eagerly-awaited clash between the cream of German football, has collected some interesting facts and fascinating stats about Saturday's game.

Wembley for the seventh time
This years Champions League final marks the seventh final in England's capital. The last Champions League final at Wembley was just two years ago, when Barcelona beat Manchester United 3-1.

First all-German final
The match between Bayern and Dortmund on Saturday is the first Champions League final between two German teams. The only time two German teams previously met in a European final was in 1980, when Frankfurt beat Gladbach in the UEFA Cup. Jupp Heynckes was Gladbach's head coach at the time.

Champions League history
Germany's best teams of the last twenty years (16 of the Bundesliga titles have gone to Munich or Dortmund) have played each other once in Champions League history. In 1997/98 they met in the quarter-finals. After a 0-0 draw in Munich, Dortmund advanced by winning 1-0 at home in extra-time.