Probable Lineups

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Probable Lineups Statistical Comparision

(81) 66 Goals 12 (36)
(60) 46 Assists 19 (22)
(7) 7.2 Average Ratings 6.8 (6.6)
27 Average Age 27.2
184.2 Average Height (cm) 183.9
(1.1) 1.4 Shots pg 0.7 (0.7)
(51%) 53% Aerial Duel Success 44% (46%)
(1) 0.8 Dribbles pg 0.8 (0.8)
(2) 1.7 Tackles pg 1.8 (2.1)
* Values in brackets (x) are overall player statistics in 1. Bundesliga.

Missing Players

Player Reason Status Rating
Patrick Owomoyela Out N/A
Ilkay Gündogan Doubtful 7.32
Player Reason Status Rating
Bruno Soares Out N/A
Du-Ri Cha Out 6.15
Jens Langeneke Out 6.77
Tobias Levels Out 6.83
Stelios Malezas Out 6.9

Team News

  • With Ilkay Gündogan still doubtful for the game, Sven Bender and Sebastian Kehl could start together in defensive midfield.
  • Kevin Großkreutz, Ivan Perisic and Jakub Blaszczykowski compete for a spot on the wing.
  • Otherwise, manager Klopp is unlikely to make any changes.
  • Starting centre-backs Jens Langeneke and Stelios Malezas are out injured, meaning Juanan and central midfielder Adam Bodzek will have to help out in the back-four.
  • With Tobias Levels injured as well, Leon Balogun could get his chance at right-back.
  • Robbie Kruse is likely to start up front again, with Ronny Garbuschewski filling in on the right wing.

Prediction

  • After three wins in a row, Dortmund are finally back on track in the Bundesliga and are in second place behind Bayern now.
  • Düsseldorf have found some kind of form as well, after four points from the last three games. Their defence has been more solid again, although it remains to be seen how the team will deal with their many injuries.
  • Expect Dortmund to dominate from the start. They are heavy favourites at home.
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Comments (3)

 
  • Lewandowski 2 goals again? ;)

  • @kelevra thx for the info. Dortmund should still win.

  • Dortmund are likely to miss Götze and Gündogan as both have problems, Götze with his knee and Gündogan with a sprained ankle. Both should be rested for saturday when they face Bayern. Düsseldorf miss their important defenders Langeneke and Levels.

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