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The Champions League final at the Allianz Arena will be a home fixture for Bayern, though in the eyes of UEFA it is only so because they happened to be in the right half of the draw for the knockout phase.
Because the match is technically on neutral turf, both sides have the same allocation of tickets for their fans: 17,500. The rest will be given out to neutral fans, the media and various chancres who either work for or are guests of the many official sponsors of the competition.
Despite that, Bayern will be playing on familiar turf, and feel it is their destiny to lift the trophy on their own turf.
As Bayern club president Uli Hoeness told the club's general assembly in December 2010 (as quoted by Eurosport's excellent Bundesliga blog 'Never Mind the Ballacks'): ''Meine Herren, the 2012 Champions League final will be at the Allianz Arena and we must be there at all costs.''
Well, here they are, two years after losing the final to Inter Milan at the Santiago Bernabeu, now in the final after wining at the same Spanish ground and 90 minutes away from emulating Inter's 1965 feat of winning the trophy on their patch.
Bayern fans will be hoping those signs all point to them lifting the European Cup for a fifth time in their own city.