Cologne - The games are coming thick and fast in the Bundesliga as 2014 draws to a close, with 1. FSV Mainz 05 and FC Bayern München kicking off Matchday 17 just over 48 hours after the final whistle was blown on this week's englische Woche.
As ever, bundesliga.com has rounded up the most pertinent pre-match facts in one handy graphic...
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