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.
A sputtering Bayern Munich go into their fourth Champions League group-stage match hoping to send a message to Borussia Dortmund. Hoffenheim, meanwhile, need a win to maintain any realistic chance of progressing.
Both goals hailed from a familiar source as Bayern sealed three points at home against rank outsiders AEK Athens. The victory never looked in real doubt, but the performance left much to be desired.
It was another flawed performance by Julian Nagelsmann's side, but this time they rewarded themselves with a point rather than dropping two. Making the knockouts though, looks a long shot.
Diego Simeone's side put on a trademark display to avenge their 4-0 defeat of two weeks ago, as disciplined in defense as they were incisive on the attack. Both goals had more than a shade of BVB at their best.
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