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The FC Internazionale logo is seen prior to the Group B match of the UEFA Champions League between FC Barcelona and FC Internazionale at Camp Nou on October 24, 2018 in Barcelona, Spain.

The majority of football clubs are owned by individuals, and with the amount of money in the game now, it should come as no surprise that teams at the highest level are owned by some of the wealthiest individuals in the world.

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Bayer Leverkusen hang on in Bundesliga, but shake-up is already under way

In a Bundesliga season full of surprises, this was not one of them. Bayer Leverkusen, as has become habitual in recent weeks, did just enough to avoid the doomsday scenario and in this case, enough to take a crucial point in Saturday’s derby with Köln. They remain only three points above the relegation play-off spot but with current occupants Hamburg and next-worst Wolfsburg playing each other on the final day, Die Werkself will again be a top-flight club next season.

Bayer Leverkusen's Bernd Leno in action

Leverkusen and Wolfsburg continue to flirt with Bundesliga oblivion

On a weekend in which 35 goals were scored in the Bundesliga, the BayArena always seemed likely to chip in generously. Bayer Leverkusen and Wolfsburg fixtures, especially on this ground, produce goals, with the most notable occasion having been two years back, when the visitors let 3-0 and 4-2 leads slip before Bas Dost won the game at the death with his fourth goal of the afternoon.