Pep Guardiola and FC Bayern München are out to finish a successful first half of the campaign on a high at Hannover 96 this weekend. - © © gettyimages / Alexander Hassenstein
Pep Guardiola and FC Bayern München are out to finish a successful first half of the campaign on a high at Hannover 96 this weekend. - © © gettyimages / Alexander Hassenstein
Bundesliga

The Guide: Matchday 17

For one last time in 2015, the Bundesliga throws up a set of nine tantalising fixtures sure to delight and distress in equal measure as the 18 top-flight sides get set to head into the winter break.

Accordingly, bundesliga.com has broken down the five sub-plots worth keeping an eye on this weekend…

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Bayern out to maintain lead at the top

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Click here to find out which five fixtures will feature on Bundesliga radio this weekend

Aubameyang’s last chance to add to tally

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Click here to check out bundesliga.com’s mini-site dedicated to Dortmund’s speed demon!

Click here for a full match preview of Köln vs Dortmund

Gladbach hoping to end 2015 on a high

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Click here to read an exclusive interview with Gladbach head coach Andre Schubert

Kieß-arito connection arrives in Ingolstadt

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Click here to check out bundesliga.com’s mini-site dedicated to Leverkusen’s Mexican superstar!

Will Stuttgart be rock bottom at Christmas?