Bundesliga Match Preview: Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Monchengladbach
One of the most anticipated matches of the Bundesliga. Two heavy weights Borussia Dortmund and Borussia Monchengladbach face off against each other for the 45th time overall yet again to decide who’s the King of Borussia.
Match Details –
Venue : Westfalenstadion, Dortmund.
Date : 23/9/17 – 22:00 (IST), 16:30 (GMT), 18:30 (CEST).
TV Telecast : Star Sports Select 2 and Star Sports Select 2 HD, beIN Sports, Canal Sports, Sky Sports.
Live Stream : www.ronaldo7.net
Dortmund : The Borussens are in the form of their life. 13 goals scored 0 conceded in 5 Bundesliga matches, record set by BVB boss Peter Bosz by not conceding any goal in his first 5 league matches. Playing like the Champions even better than mighty Bayern. Now they face a strong Gladbach side to deal with. Peter Bosz has no fresh injury concerns and is expected to field the same 11 as the previous one though BVB has a crunch Champions League clash against Real Madrid mid week so Bosz may rotate his squad if required.
Possible line up – Dortmund (4-3-3) : Bürki; Piszczek, Sokratis, Toprak, Zagadou; Dahoud, Sahin, Gotze; Phlipp, Aubameyang, Yarmolenko.
Gladbach : One half of Borussia is flying very high indeed but other half is not, Gladbach have shown a rather underrated performance so far. Standing on 7th place in the League table after 5 matchdays. Though it is expected the Foals will put up a strong display against mighty Borussens this time around. They have some injury troubles to deal with as Tobias Strobl, Ibrahim Traore, Vincenzo Grifo, Josip Drmic, Laszlo Benes and 1st choice keeper Yann Sommer all remain out for this fixture.
Possible line up – Schalke (4-2-2-2) : Sippel; Elvedi, Ginter, Vestergaard, Wendt; Kramer, Zakaria; Herrmann, Hazard; Stindl, Raffael.
Head to Head:
Overall – 44 matches.
Drawn – 12 matches.
Dortmund won – 22 matches.
Gladbach won – 10 matches.
Dortmund scored – 91 goals.
Gladbach scored – 58 goals.