Champions League Final Preview: 5…
A fan wearing a Paris Saint-Germain’s Brazilian forward Neymar shirt takes a picture of a giant … [+] replica of the UEFA Champions League trophy displayed at Rossio square in downtown Lisbon, Portugal on August 17, 2020, during the UEFA Champions League Finals. (Photo by Pedro Fiúza/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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On Sunday, one of the strangest European soccer seasons in memory will finally come to a close when Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) and Bayern Munich meet in the Champions League final.
The respective champions of France and Germany will contest the biggest prize in European club soccer in Lisbon’s Estádio da Luz.
Here are five things you need to know about the match.
Both teams are in frightening form
As has become the norm in recent years, both PSG and Bayern won their domestic leagues at a canter this season. PSG was 12 points ahead when the league was abandoned in France and they were later crowned champions. It is the club’s seventh Ligue 1 title in the past eight years.
Bayern, meanwhile, finished 13 points clear of Borussia Dortmund. It has now won eight Bundesliga titles in a row and is on a run in all competitions of 28 wins and one draw.
In their respective paths to the Champions League final, things have been more straightforward for Bayern. The Bavarian club has scored a staggering 42 goals in 10 games in the competition, including the remarkable 8-2 victory over Barcelona…