Dortmund vs Real Madrid

Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid , UEFA Champions League
Date: 26th September 2017 Kickoff Time: 20:45 CET
Borussia have been looking pretty solid in their domestic championship, winning all games except draw with Freiburg. That 0:0 draw was a surprising one since Freiburg played with a man down sice 29th minute, but then they went on to lose in London against Tottenham. However, they bounced back perfectly, having won next three games with a goal difference 14:1. They beat Koln, HSV and Monchengladbach in the last game. It`s needless to say that Dortmund were in complete control, and with three goals from Aubameyang, two from Philipp and one from Weigl, they recorded their biggest win of the season. Hosts are coming here without injured Durm, Guerreiro, Reus and Schmelzer, while Rode and Schurrle are questionable.

Real have been in a kind of crisis lately, having won only two out of the last five league games. They drew with Valencia and Levante, while losing at home to Betis. On Saturday they narrowly beat Alaves 2:1 with both goals coming from Dani Ceballos. Real did dominate, but their second goal came pretty lucky and Zidane surely won`t be satisified how his team has been looking. Ronaldo failed to score in the last three games, which is also a problem for Real, and they will need to find their game if they want to take something in Dotmund against in-form hosts. Benzema, Hernandez, Kovacic and Marcelo are out for the visitors here.
Dortmund are coming in much better form, but Real still possess more quality. Dortmund have been missing number of players lately, but they seem to be doing just fine with what they got. They didn`t deserve to lose against Tottenham, and who knows what might`ve been if their goals weren`t unjustifiably denied. Despite Real having trouble lately in the offensive third and Borussia`s improvements in defence, I still see Real easily scoring couple of goals. And since their defence kept only one clean sheet in the last seven games and that being against APOEL, I see hosts also scoring couple of goals.

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