PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW: Both clubs have been guilty of overspending in the transfer market and underwhelming on the pitch in recent seasons. But they are going in different directions ahead of their meeting at Goodison Park on Sunday, writes Richard Jolly
Reigning champions Bayern Munich have been overshadowed by Xabi Alonso's Bayer Leverkusen this season, but their hopes of a 12th-straight title remain well alive as they prepare for Saturday's trip to Eintracht Frankfurt.Fixtures (1430 GMT unless stated) Friday Hoffenheim v Bochum (1930) Saturday Heidenheim v Darmstadt, Wolfsburg v Freiburg, Eintracht Frankfurt v Bayern Munich, Werder Bremen v Augsburg, Union Berlin v Borussia Moenchengladbach, Borussia Dortmund v RB Leipzig (1730) Sunday Stut
The Columbus Crew seek their third MLS title and Los Angeles FC are aiming for back-to-back championships in Saturday's MLS Cup final which promises to be a true contrast in styles.The Crew, winners in 2008 and again in 2020, reached the final thanks to a thrilling comeback win against the top team in the regular season, FC Cincinnati.
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