Select Menu
«
Next
Newer Post
»
Previous
Older Post

Tonight, Borussia Dortmund will host Arsenal in their first group game of this new Champions League campaign. Possible lineups, injury news.

Tonight, Borussia Dortmund will host Arsenal in their first group game of this new Champions League campaign.

#479884915 / gettyimages.com

Both the sides were in the same group last season too. Arsenal won 1 – 0 at Signal Iduna Park while at Emirates Dortmund won and topped the group.

STAT:
  • Dortmund won Champions League in 1997 and finished runners-up in 2013.
  • Arsenal are unbeaten in their last five games while Dortmund have lost a single game against Bayern Munich.

TEAM NEWS:
Dortmund manager Jurgen Klopp has five players out with an injury and two are unfit for this clash. Oliver Kirch, Ilkay G√ľndogan, Nuri Sahin, Marco Reus, Dong-Won Ji all are injured while center-back Mats Hummels and midfielder Jakub Blaszczykowski are unfit.

Meanwhile, Arsenal have also a long list of injured players, Olivier Giroud is out for a long time, and he will probably be back in January.
Theo Walcott is back in training but still lacking match fitness, Mathieu Debuchy who is already suspended for this clash is also out injured, Nacho Monreal has not traveled with the squad due to his respective injury. Read full article here.        

POSSIBLE LINEUPS:

Possible Lineups: Dortmund vs Arsenal (2014/2015)

HEAD TO HEAD
Dortmund 0 – 1 Arsenal
Champions League, 2013-2014
Arsenal 1 – 2 Dortmund
Champions League, 2013-2014
Arsenal 2 – 1 Dortmund
Champions League, 2011-2012
Dortmund 1 – 1 Arsenal
Champions League, 2011-2012
Dortmund 2 – 1 Arsenal
Champions League, 2002-2003

FORM GUIDE
Dortmund (WWLWW)
Arsenal (DDWDW)
Dortmund 3 – 1 SC Freiburg
Arsenal 2 – 2 Manchester City
FC Augsburg 2 – 3 Dortmund
Leicester City 1 – 1 Arsenal
Dortmund 0 – 2 Bayer
Arsenal 1 – 0 Besiktas
Stuttgarter Kickers 1 – 4 Dortmund
Everton 2 – 2 Arsenal
Dortmund 2 – 0 Bayern Munich
Besiktas 0 – 0 Arsenal

PREDICTION:
Dortmund 2 – 1 Arsenal, hopefully an interesting game.


Junaid Effendi follow him on TwitterFacebook and Google Plus. 

Who will win?

«
Next
Newer Post
»
Previous
Older Post

No comments

Leave a Reply