Bayern Munich Look To Avenge ’12 Champions League Final Loss
The German soccer fans were hurt when Bayern Munich could not bring home a Champions League title after falling short in a shootout against Chelsea in their 2012 final. Fast-forward to this year and the Champions League title is destined to go to a member of the Bundesliga, although which side gets it is to be determined. Bayern is back in the final with a new resolve, looking to avenge last year’s loss and bring home the title. However, they will face a tough challenge from a Borussia Dortmund side that knows them well, and is looking to score the online sports betting upset.
Bayern Munich vs. Borussia Dortmund
Saturday May 25, 2013
Wembley Stadium, London, England
Champions Sportsbook Line: Bayern Munich – 200
Borussia Dortmund wasn’t even supposed to reach the Champions League finals, and now they get the chance to play with house money as the pressure swings to the side of the favorites after Bayern Munich failed to capitalize in the championship game a year ago. The underdogs are young and hungry, so while they face tough odds they have proved their critics wrong to this point.
Champions League Betting Preview: Bayern Munich
Bayern Munich is home to most of the biggest stars in the Bundesliga, and with Arjen Robben and Frank Ribery playing at an elite level, this team has dazzled on the international club stage. The leading club from Germany put on a clinic against Barcelona in order to book its ticket to the championship game, and this time will look to finish the job in regulation and not allow a trophy to slip through their hands in the shootout. Bayern Munich has a ton of momentum and should be playing with an added sense of confidence, as the talent, depth, and experience are all in their favor.
Champions League Betting Preview: Borussia Dortmund
There is one superstar that Bayern doesn’t have just yet in Mario Gotze, and while the leader of this Borussia Dortmund signed has already committed to play for Bayern next season, he will be representing the opposition in this sports betting contest. Gotze has been a world-class player and is a big reason for Borussia Dortmund being here, and now he gets the chance to prove his worth to the team that invested in him for the future. Borussia Dortmund does not have the same level of talent as Bayern, but the skill is sufficient and head coach Jurgen Klopp has done an excellent job to date.
Champions League Betting Preview: Outlook & Pick
After being robbed of the title in penalties a year ago, Bayern Munich sent a message to the other club teams with a dominant road to the championship game and will now look to end it with a big win. Borussia Dortmund is good enough to hang around for a while, but eventually the Bayern stars like Ribery and Robben will break through and take care of unfinished business.
Champions League Betting Pick: Bayern Munich