CL Match Preview : Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund

Real Madrid need to win in order to secure top spot in Group F. Los Blancos currently sit two points behind Borussia Dortmund, but have won three of their last four home meetings with the Bundesliga side, drawing the other.

Dortmund have just two wins to their name from their last five competitive games away from home, but have won their two away matches in the Champions League this term.

This promises to be an entertaining encounter at the Bernabeu, with a repeat of the scoreline in the reverse fixture a possibility.

Team News

Real Madrid – Real Madrid are without the injured Gareth Bale, but Zinedine Zidane has confirmed that he is the only absence.

That means Alvaro Morata and Toni Kroos are available following injury.

Lucas Vazquez is set to replace Bale with Zidane expected to make minimal changes – if any – to the side that drew 1-1 with Barcelona at the weekend.

Borussia Dortmund – Mario Gotze hasn’t travelled to Madrid having picked up a knee injury and joins Roman Burki, Raphael Guerreiro and Sven Bender on the sidelines.

Neven Subotic is still recovering from injury and is unlikely to feature, while Marcel Schmelzer, and Erik Durm are doubts.

Marco Reus will be assessed tomorrow after he came down with a cold.

Match Facts

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in Real Madrid’s last 5 games in UEFA Champions League.

Borussia Dortmund have been winning at both half time and full time in their last 3 UEFA Champions League in matches.

Real Madrid have scored at least 2 goals in their last 5 matches (UEFA Champions League).

There have been over 2.5 goals scored in 6 of Borussia Dortmund’s last 7 games in UEFA Champions League.

Real Madrid are undefeated in their last 9 matches in UEFA Champions League.

Borussia Dortmund have won their last 3 matches (UEFA Champions League).

Real Madrid have scored at least 2 goals in their last 4 home matches against Borussia Dortmund in all competitions.

NaijaBet Odds

As at this post Real Madrid has 1.78 odd to win the match on NaijaBet while  Borussia Dortmund has 4.51 odd to win the match also, while the odd to draw the match is 4.06.

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