Jonathan Harding travels to Dortmund on the day of the match to ask why are Dortmund perceived as a traditional fans club and Bayern as an arrogant wealthy club?
Borussia Dortmund gave a spirited display against Real Madrid, but were left with nothing after their comeback was spoiled late on. Nevertheless, BVB will still play European football next year.
Bayer Leverkusen have extended their unbeaten run in the Bundesliga and are now in the top four with one game to go in 2017. Salomon Kalou has also had a strong week, and Stuttgart may be in trouble.
For a while now, 'Der Klassiker' has been held up as Germany's biggest game. But a Ruhr derby that had just about everything threw the form book - and logic - out of the window and proved that this is the real deal.
Borussia Dortmund CEO Hans-Joachim Watzke has lent his support to under-fire coach Peter Bosz. Despite BVB's collapse in the 4-4 draw with rivals Schalke, Watzke says the Dutch coach can turn it around.
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