Borussia Dortmund face rivals Borussia Monchengladbach in the Borussen Derby in Bundesliga action on Sunday at the Signal Iduna Park from 22:00 PM IST onwards. Dortmund were stunned at home in the Europa League as Rangers hammered BVB 4-2 in the first leg of the Round of 32. However, Dortmund need to be focused as the win over Union Berlin sees the gap between them and leaders Bayern Munich go from nine to six as the defending champions were stunned with a 4-2 loss by Bochum. Monchengladbach on the other hand enter the derby with a 3-2 win over Augsburg, however, in their last five matches, Gladbach have won one match, drawn one and lost three. Dortmund have won two and lost three in the same number of matches played so far. A thrilling contest set where three points are crucial in this time of the season and fans here can check the Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Monchengladbach live streaming and telecast here.
Borussia Dortmund face another tough test in the Bundesliga this weekend as they take on Marco Rose’s former club Borussia Mönchengladbach.
Borussia Dortmund will be looking to return to winning ways this weekend. But another tricky test awaits them against Borussia Mönchengladbach. The pressure is on the Black and Yellows following their 4-2 defeat to Rangers earlier this week. And it will be interesting to see how they respond on Sunday.
Marco Rose faces another selection dilemma ahead of the game, with Manuel Akanji joining Erling Haaland and Thomas Meunier on the sidelines after suffering a torn muscle fibre during Thursday’s defeat. Emre Can could come into the starting XI for the Swiss international.
Borussia Dortmund have won four of their last five games in the Bundesliga, and they will be looking to claim the three points on Sunday to keep the pressure on league leaders Bayern Munich. They will also want to generate some momentum heading into the second leg of the Rangers tie, where they will need to overcome a two goal deficit.
Gladbach are currently 13th in the Bundesliga standings, and will want to claim the three points and move further clear of the relegation playoff spot.
Bundesliga Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Monchengladbach Live Free: Team News, Injury Update
For Dortmund, Erling Haaland is still doubtful after the groin injury continues to persist. The Norwegian could be placed on the bench by coach Rose if Haaland recovers on time. Defenders Manuel Akanji is also uncertain whereas Thomas Meunier sits out due to suspension.
For Monchengladbach, Breel Embolo and Alassane Plea are expected to be given another chance in the XI after their impressive performance against Augsburg. Skipper Lars Stindl is out due to a knee injury along with Mamadou Doucoure sitting out due to a muscle problem.
Borussia Dortmund vs Borussia Monchengladbach probable XI:
Borussia Dortmund Predicted Starting line-up: Gregor Kobel (GK); Emre Can, Mats Hummels, Zagadou, Raphael Guerreiro; Julian Brandt, Mahmoud Dahoud, Jude Bellingham; Marco Reus, Donyell Malen, Thorgan Hazard
Borussia Monchelgladbach Predicted Starting line-up: Yann Sommer (GK), Matthias Ginter, Marvin Friedrich, Nico Elvedi, Stefan Lainer, Kouadio Kone, Florian Neuhaus, Ramy Bensebaini, Jonas Hofmann, Alassane Plea, Breel Embolo