​They share 22 of the last 25 Bundesliga titles, have locked horns in a Champions League final and are each other's worst enemies - it's Borussia Dortmund versus Bayern Munich.

The two most successful sides in Bundesliga history face off once more this Saturday as Die Roten welcome BVB to the Allianz Arena. Lucien Favre's men have a point to prove - a big point to prove - after letting last season's title slip from their grasp, Dortmund allowing a nine-point advantage to evaporate by the time May came around.

As fans in Germany and beyond start getting excited for the latest edition of Der Klassiker, 90min takes at look at five memorable meetings from the past.

Bayern 11-1 Dortmund (1971/72)

Your eyes do not deceive you - ​Bayern really did annihilate their foes by 11 goals to one way back in 1971.

Iconic striker Gerd Müller collected four goals as the Bavarians tore ​Dortmund limb from limb, whilst Munich's current club president Uli Hoeneß also had an enjoyable afternoon, striking twice to deepen BVB's misery.

Unsurprisingly, Bayern ended the season top of the pile, with their opponents never truly recovering from their mullering. They were relegated on the final day of the campaign, not returning to the top-flight until 1976.

Dortmund 4-4 Bayern (1982/83)

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This topsy-turvey encounter didn't look to be anything special as the sides reached the break level at 1-1; a delicious whipped free-kick by Marcel Răducanu bringing parity for Dortmund after Dieter Hoeneß's opener.

The match then exploded into life during the second-half. Udo Horsmann restored Bayern's lead, only for Răducanu to dance his way through the Bavarians' backline to once again equalise. 

Klaus Augenthaler's neat finish must have had Bayern supporters thinking the game was finally won, with less than a quarter-of-an-hour left on the clock. However, this match was far from over.

A quick-fire double from the hosts made it 4-3 as the game reached the 80-minute mark, but there was yet another twist in the tale, Karl-Heinz Rummenigge scoring the eighth goal of the clash within 60 seconds of Dortmund going ahead for the first time.

Bayern 6-2 Dortmund (2000/01)

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Heiko Herlich got the westerners off to a flyer in Munich, netting within two minutes of kick-off. That was as good as it got for Dortmund, who were 3-1 down by half-time, coming undone as Bayern scored two headers and bundled home another goal at a corner.

The word unbelievable is overused in the world of football, but Mehmet Scholl's second of the game genuinely was unbelievable, the midfielder getting ridiculous movement on the ball to bend in a 35-yard free-kick.

A hat-trick of scrappy goals brought the score to 6-2 in favour of the hosts, who earned their 16th ​Bundesliga title that year, amassing five more points than third-place BVB.

Dortmund 5-2 Bayern (2011/12)

Jurgen Klopp masterminded back-to-back league triumphs in 2010/11 and 2011/12, both of which were marvellous achievements. Nevertheless, the crowning moment of the coach's career in North Rhine-Westphalia was 1 5-2 crushing of Die Roten in the 2012 DFB Pokal final.

Current Bayern hitman Robert Lewandowski grabbed himself a treble in a devastating performance, the Pole wrapping up an unforgettable triumph with his third of the afternoon.

Shinji Kagawa had broken the deadlock in the early stages, before Mats Hummels slotted a penalty past Manuel Neuer to restore BVB's advantage following a spot-kick from Arjen Robben. 

By the time Franck Ribéry struck a glorious solo goal, the contest was over. The Frenchman pulled off an audacious bit of skill to engineer space and fired a brilliant effort into the far corner, yet Bayern were still two goals behind with time running out.

Lewandowski calmed any nerves that might have been jangling in the Dortmund camp as he quickly responded to Ribéry's stunner, powering in a header at the back-post to turn victory into humiliation.

The agony of that defeat fuelled a phenomenal showing from the Bavarians the following season.

Dortmund 1-2 Bayern (2012/13)


Having witnessed their old foes win a famous double in 2011/12, Bayern went one better and did the treble. 

They had already romped to the Bundesliga title, building a 25-point lead over Dortmund, with Jupp Heynckes' recruits also downing Stuttgart 3-2 in the DFB-Pokal final.

​To fulfil their destiny, Die Roten had to overcome Dortmund in the ​Champions League's showpiece event at Wembley. Mario Mandzukic got the game's first on the hour-mark, turning home from all of two-yards, but they were swiftly reeled in when İlkay Gündoğan converted from the spot. 

Robben, meanwhile, had been a controversial figure all year in Bavaria, taking the brunt from Bayern fans for two barren seasons in the club's history. Just like that, the Dutchman turned from villain into hero, stabbing a weak - but decisive - shot underneath Roman Weidenfeller to seal the treble.

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