The DFL Supercup, the first title of 2013/14, is up for grabs on Saturday when Borussia Dortmund host treble-winners
Arjen Robben (r.) has a decidedly chequered past when it comes to facing Borussia Dortmund. On 11 April 2012,
The Dutch winger stepped up to the spot himself - and found his master in the Dortmund custodian. The late miss sealed a 1-0 win for Dortmund...
..and, as Robben was only too painfully aware, left the Yellow-Blacks six points clear of Bayern with just four games still to play - they duly went on to retain the title.
The following February, the FC Bayern no10 gained a measure of personal recompense when he curled the ball past Weidenfeller and into the top corner...
...for the only goal of the sides' DFB Cup encounter at the Allianz Arena. Bayern went on to lift the trophy at the end of the season.
Any remaining Dortmund trauma on the Flying Dutchman's part was then definitively expunged when
Robert Lewandowski had three personal reasons to be cheerful when Dortmund went head-to-head with FC Bayern in the 2012 DFB Cup final in Berlin.
The first came when he nutmegged Germany No1 Manuel Neuer to put Dortmund 3-1 up on the stroke of half time.
Just shy of the hour mark, the Polish frontman effectively put the result beyond doubt with a precise far-post finish...
...and inside the final ten minutes he put the icing on the cake, heading home with the Bayern
Jerome Boateng (l.) endured a more torrid time than most in that encounter. Lewandowski's hattrick aside, the Germany international
It was a quite different story a year on in the Champions League final, however. Boateng won an impressive
Marco Reus (r.) has a handy scoring record against FC Bayern - but he has yet to get off the mark against them for his boyhood club Dortmund. The gifted
Claudio Pizarro (l.) and Dortmund custodian Roman Weidenfeller are well acquainted from times past. In his first spell
Ilkay Gündogan's (l.) first Bundesliga goal was certainly one to remember, salvaging as it did a
At Wembley in May, Gündogan held his nerve centre stage to haul Dortmund level from the spot. Come
These days at FC Bayern, Manuel Neuer is rarely kept as busy as he was for Schalke 04 at local rivals Dortmund on Matchday 21 of the 2010/11 season. Chesting
Mats Hummels often seems to raise his game even further against his former club. Here, the Dortmund central defender is celebrating
The following year, Hummels (r.) squeezed this spot-kick past Neuer to put BVB back in the driving seat in the DFB Cup final; they eventually ran out 5-2 winners.
Mario Mandzukic has yet to taste victory over Dortmund in the league, but he has more than made up for it elsewhere. Apart from getting off the