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Champions League final - Bayern Munich stats
Published : 16 May 2012 11:18:57Rss feed
Here are all the vital Bayern Munich statistics you will want to know ahead of the Champions League final at the Allianz arena on Saturday evening.
Bayern Munich and Chelsea have met on two occasions so far in the Champions League. In the quarter-finals of the 2004/05 season, the Blues made it to the semi-finals by winning 4-2 at Stamford Bridge before losing 2-3 at the Olympic Stadion.
Bayern have won four and lost four of their eight European Cup/Champions League finals.
Three of these eight finals were against English sides. The Germans won the first one versus Leeds (in 1974/75) before losing against Aston Villa (1981/82) and Manchester United (1998/99).
Mario Gomez has scored 20 goals in his last 17 Champions League appearances.
Franck Ribéry has won 42 fouls so far in this Champions League season, 14 more than any other player.
This will be Jupp Heynckes third European final as a manager, 32 years after his first one. He lost the UEFA Cup final with Borussia Mönchengladbach in 1980 before winning the Champions League with Real Madrid in 1998.
This is the fourth time a team has played in a final of the European Cup/Champions League in their own stadium after Real Madrid in 1956/57 (2-0 win against Fiorentina at the Bernabeu), Inter in 1964/65 (1-0 win against Benfica at the San Siro) & Roma in 1983/84 (losing in a penalty shootout against Liverpool at the Olimpico).
Bayern have played 38 games against English sides in European competition (including Fairs Cup): the Germans have won 14 of these, losing 11 and drawing 13
Bayern have drawn just one of their last 31 Champions League games (1-1 against Napoli in the group stage earlier this season)
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