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Ilkay Gündogan – A Champions League Final Analysis

While Mario Götze and Robert Lewandowski were the most vital pieces in Dortmund’s Champions League final run, they most likely played their final matches in a Dortmund shirt. Luckily for Borussia Dortmund, they have another rising star who if they manage to keep hold of this summer: Ilkay Gündogan, who is not only the metronome of the midfield, but also the driving force in attack and often his side’s best defensive option in midfield. Gündogan didn’t have his most effective game of the season against Bayern, but he was his side’s most impressive outfield player alongside Marco Reus.

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