Jakub Blaszczykowski (l.) and David Alaba will probably have the chance to compare sprinting ability again on Saturday
Jakub Blaszczykowski (l.) and David Alaba will probably have the chance to compare sprinting ability again on Saturday
Bundesliga

Bayern vs. Dortmund - Key Duels

Munich - This Saturday's standout fixture is without a doubt FC Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund. The home side may have an eleven point lead over their opponents, but that will count for nothing when the two teams line up against one another in the Allianz Arena as the Bundesliga brings us its first Klassiker of the campaign.

Defending champions and DFB Cup holders Dortmund had come out on top five times in a row in competition before Bayern edged victory in the season curtain-raising SuperCup in August. bundesliga.com takes a look at the key battles likely to unfold on the Allianz's plush green surface.