The last time FC Bayern Munich and Hamburger SV went head to head, Mario Mandzukic (l.) and Co. ran out 3-0 winners. Another victory on Saturday,
The title has already been decided once following a match between the traditional northern and southern giants. On the final matchday of 2000/01, Hamburg's 90th-minute strike looked to have handed Schalke the
The clubs' once-intense rivalry has waned somewhat in recent years. The last time Hamburg finished higher than Bayern in the league was back in 1983/84, when a certain Felix Magath (l. against Bayern's Sören Lerby) still laced up his boots for the club. Overall Bayern have won 55 (to HSV's 19) of their 95 top-flight encounters
The current all-conquering Bayern side have won all nine Bundesliga matches so far in the second half of the season.
The Bavarians already have the best record in the league's history at this stage of a campaign. If Mario Gomez and Co. find their shooting boots
Legendary goal-machine Gerd Müller is the only player in the club's history to have a more efficient goals-to-minutes
Die Münchner have been far more efficient from set-pieces since the turn of the year, scoring from six already, compared to seven over the entire first season-half
The omens are not good for Hamburg goalkeeper Rene Adler (l.), who has never been on the
Scenes like this have been all too infrequent of late for Bayern fans. The last time Arjen Robben and Co.