Pep Guardiola vs Jurgen Klopp: Past meetings

Pep Guardiola and Jurgen Klopp continue their rivalry on Sunday in the 10th fixture between the two managers.

They battled it out for two seasons in the Bundesliga in charge of Bayern Munich and Borussia Dortmund respectively and while Liverpool’s win over Manchester City earlier this season handed Klopp a 5-4 lead in the head-to-head standings, Guardiola can point to a German Cup win in 2014.

Here, Press Association Sport looks back at their previous nine meetings.

Borussia Dortmund 4 Bayern Munich 2 – German Super Cup, July 2013

Klopp won his first battle against Guardiola as the Spaniard suffered defeat in his first competitive match in charge of Bayern Munich.

Arjen Robben scored a brace but Marco Reus did likewise and Ilkay Gungodan’s strike and a Daniel van Buyten own goal settled things in Dortmund’s favour.

Borussia Dortmund 0 Bayern Munich 3 – Bundesliga, November 2013

Guardiola took revenge as Bayern recorded their first league victory over Dortmund since 2010. Mario Gotze scored on his return to Dortmund, following his £31.5m transfer to Bayern that summer and late goals from Robben and Thomas Muller wrapped up the three points.

Bayern Munich 0 Borussia Dortmund 3 – Bundesliga, April 2014

Bayern suffered back-to-back Bundesliga defeats for the first time since 2011 as Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Marco Reus and Jonas Hofmann gave Dortmund a comfortable victory at the Allianz Arena, with Bayern’s Rafinha sent off late on. Guardiola, though, already had the Bundesliga title wrapped up in his first season in charge.

Borussia Dortmund 0 Bayern Munich 2 (aet) – German Cup final, May 2014

Guardiola confirmed the domestic double in his first season with Bayern Munich. The game ended goalless after 90 minutes but extra-time goals from Robben and Muller secured victory.

Borussia Dortmund 2 Bayern Munich 0 – German Super Cup, August 2014

Picture by: Martin Rickett / PA Archive/Press Association Images Borussia Dortmund Robert Lewandowski looks dejected a he leaves the pitch past manager Jurgen Klopp after the UEFA Champions League Final at Wembley Stadium, London.

Dortmund made it back-to-back Super Cup trophies, defeating Bayern for the second consecutive season. Robert Lewandowski had followed Gotze from Dortmund to Bayern but could not score against his former club. His replacement Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang added to Mkhitaryan’s opener for Dortmund.

Bayern Munich 2 Borussia Dortmund 1 – Bundesliga, November 2014

Klopp suffered a painful defeat as Bayern came from behind to leave Dortmund in the relegation zone with only seven points from their opening 10 games, the worst start to a season in the club’s history. Lewandowski scored the equaliser to cancel out a Reus opener and Robben’s late penalty confirmed all three points.

Borussia Dortmund 0 Bayern Munich 1 – Bundesliga, April 2015

Guardiola had begun to show his dominance in German football as Bayern went 10 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga, Lewandowski with the only goal of the game. The victory also meant Guardiola led the head-to-head for the first time against Klopp.

Bayern Munich 1 Borussia Dortmund 1 – German Cup, April 2015

Following the 1-0 defeat to Munich, Klopp announced he was leaving Dortmund at the end of the season and he ended the German phase of his rivalry with Guardiola with victory in the DFB-Pokal semi-final. The game finished 1-1 as Lewandowski scored against his former club for the third time in succession, before Aubameyang equalised with 15 minutes remaining.

Dortmund’s Kevin Kampl was sent off in extra time but they went on to win in a shoot-out, Bayern missing all four of their penalties as Ilkay Gundogan and Sebastian Kehl scored to send Dortmund through to the final.

Liverpool 1 Manchester City 0 – Premier League, December 2016

LIVERPOOL, ENGLAND - Saturday, December 31, 2016: Liverpool's Georginio Wijnaldum scores the first goal against Manchester City during the FA Premier League match at Anfield. (Pic by David Rawcliffe/Propaganda)

Klopp came out on top in the first Premier League battle between the pair as Georginio Wijnaldum‘s eighth-minute goal handed Liverpool the victory, giving Klopp the advantage over Guardiola once more.

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