Mario Götze has been ruled out of the final against his future employers with the injury that he picked up in the semi final second leg against Real Madrid.
Jurgen Klopp is likely to field the same starting eleven that played Hoffenheim last weekend, even if they did succumb to a loss against lowly Hoffenheim.
That will mean Marco Reus plays in a central role behind lone striker Robert Lewandowski, with Kevin Grosskreutz lining upon the left. Klopp has also recently tried out Ilkay Gundogan in a more attack-minded role but it hasn't been all that successful, so he is unlikely to go with it again.
Toni Kroos will not make it back in time to play at Wembley, but Arjen Robben has been in fantastic form of late and he will keep his place on the right, with Thomas Müller again playing centrally.
There are unlikely to be any surprises in Jupp Heynckes' lineup, with the usual team having hit 4 past Gladbach last weekend.
Holger Badstuber had yet more bad news yesterday after it was confirmed that he won't play again in 2013 after undergoing surgery on his knee injury.
Wembley hosts an all-German Champions League Final on Saturday after Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich made it past Spanish giants Real Madrid and Bercelona in the semi-finals, albeit one much more convincingly than the other.
Jurgen Klopp and Jupp Heynckes' sides have faced off 4 times already this season, with the two Bundesliga ties ending in 1-1 draws and Bayern winning the two cup meetings by the odd goal. Dortmund won each of the previous 5 games between the sides, though, so still have good reason to be confident.
It is more Bayern's style to control possession, and with Mario Götze missing Dortmund will be significantly weakened in terms ball retention. His absence could have more of an effect than that of Toni Kroos, and this, coupled with recent results between the sides, makes Bayern the bookies' favourites to win. Jurgen
Klopp is a fantastic tactician and with him at the helm, Dortmund certainly shouldn't be written off. However, Bayern have been on fire this season and they should manage a third win over Dortmund this season.
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