The contrast is striking. Bayern are european footballing royalty. Dortmund the upstarts hoping to steal their crown. A look at the contrasting clubs in the Champions League final.
After months of highs, lows and hard work, one match could decide Borussia Dortmund and Hoffenheim's fate, as the two duel for a Champions League spot. Lower down, Hamburg and Wolfsburg are out to avoid the drop.
Gareth Bale came off the bench and did the damage for Real Madrid, including a sublime overhead kick moments after his substitution. In the Liverpool goal, Germany's Loris Karius had a night to forget.
Borussia Dortmund made it hard for themselves but have qualified for the Champions League — just. A complete overhaul is in order, but they could do worse than look to Hoffenheim and Julian Nagelsmann for inspiration.
Jerome Boateng and Toni Kroos say Germany will increase their intensity when they play their first World Cup game. Kroos also believes he's still hungry for titles despite winning the Champions League with Real Madrid.
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