Champions League Final Opta Stats: Bayern Munich v Borussia Dortmund

24May 2013

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European football's ultimate showdown takes place on Saturday, when Bayern Munich meet their Bundesliga rivals Borussia Dortmund in the final of the Champions League. Opta have all the statistics.

 

This final will be the first all-German clash in a European Cup final. 2000 (Spain), 2003 (Italy) and 2008 (England) are the three previous occasions of teams from the country meeting in the Champions League final. Bayern are 1.41 to win the Champions League, with Dortmund at 3.35.

 

Bayern Munich have lost three of the four finals they have played in. You can lay Bayern at 1.79.

 

Borussia Dortmund were victorious in the only final they have played. They are available at 5.0 to win within 90 minutes.

 

Dortmund are undefeated against Bayern in their last six league games (four wins, two draws). However, Munich are undefeated in four competitive games this season (two wins in the Super Cup and DFB-Pokal and two draws in the Bundesliga). Bayern are 1.78 to win within 90 minutes, with the draw at 4.1.

 

The last duel on neutral ground between Bayern and Dortmund was the 2012 DFB-Pokal final. Dortmund won 5-2. Over 6.5 goals can be backed at odds of 34.0.

 

Bayern won all four games in the Quarter Final and Semi Finals without conceding a goal (11-0 on aggregate). They are only the fifth team in Champions League history to not concede a goal in any of their four matches in these two rounds. You can find a price of 3.35 on Bayern winning to nil.

 

This is Jupp Heynckes' third Champions League campaign as a coach. In all three seasons he has reached the final. In 1998 he won the trophy with Real Madrid and last year, he lost the final with Bayern Munich on penalties. The odds on Bayern losing on penalties again are 15.5.

 

Bayern could become the first German team to win the Treble (league championship, domestic cup, and the Champions League or European Cup). Six clubs have managed it previously; with the last being Inter Milan in 2010. They are 2.98 to win half-time/full-time.

 

Only Cristiano Ronaldo (12) has scored more goals in the Champions League this season than Robert Lewandowski (10). Lewandowski is 2.74 to score.

 

Bayern's top scorer is Thomas Müller with eight. Muller can be backed at 3.15 to score.

 

Neven Subotic (133) and Mats Hummels (106) have been forced into making more clearances than any other players in the Champions League this season. Dortmund are 6.2 to keep a clean sheet.

 

Javi Martinez has made 39 interceptions; more than any other player in the Champions League this season. A Bayern clean sheet is priced at 2.78.

 

Six of the 10 goals Bayern have conceded in the competition this season have been scored in the final 15 minutes of their matches. Munich are 1.32 to score the last goal.

 

Bayern have scored more headed goals in the Champions League than any other side this season. They are available at 1.58 to score the first goal.

 

BVB have kept just three clean sheets in their last 12 European matches. Dortmund are 15.0 to win from behind.

 

Just one of the last five Champions League finals has gone over 2.5 goals. However, that final was also played at Wembley (Barcelona 3-1 Manchester United in 2011). Under 2.5 goals is 2.22, with overs at 1.8.

 

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Keywords: Champions League Final Opta Stats, Bayern Munich, Borussia Dortmund

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