Borussia Dortmund vs Barcelona
Date: Tuesday, 17 September 2019
Kick-off at 20:00 UK / 21:00 CET
Venue: Signal Iduna Park (Dortmund)
The pair heavyweights concerning the “Group of Death” choice lie testing their mettle against each mean within their much-awaited opener it week yet relaxation assured, footballing followers across the ball will now not want in accordance with leave out this one.
With the German Super Cup already between the bag, Borussia Dortmund hold in the meantime labeled themselves so one regarding the look runners returned in the Bundesliga. The squad bear stumbled as soon as in the domestic marketing campaign however were capable in accordance with edit reparation among theirs just current conflict at home who saw them trail four past the powerless Bayer Leverkusen.
The Catalans hold additionally had their first style regarding miscarriage between their respective league and hold managed twins wins then a compose out of theirs last three games. However, the comeback on Luis Suarez in conformity with complete fitness has really bolstered theirs hopes. The Uruguayan observed the returned regarding the net doubly among theirs final fixture and intention lie an close danger postulate Ernesto Valverde decides in accordance with install him.
Although Dortmund wish stay into their comforts on domestic this Tuesday, she will hold according to put to naught however their best foot onward namely Barcelona desire remain eying every ternary points because the taking.
Borussia Dortmund vs Barcelona Team News
Messi is set to miss out for the visitors although Barca are likely to welcome back Luis Suarez into the starting eleven. The Uruguayan made his comeback from injury at the weekend coming off the bench to score twice against Valencia. Fellow forward Ousmane Dembele is still out, while centre-back Samuel Umtiti is also missing. Dortmund are likely to be short of full-back Nico Schulz.
Borussia Dortmund vs Barcelona Preview
Barcelona are yet to keep a clean sheet in La Liga this season and have conceded two goals in each of their last three matches. In last season’s group stage they conceded in all three of their away games, and up against a Dortmund side who have shown plenty of firepower domestically this term, Barca could struggle once more. Dortmund too however are unlikely to shut-out the Spanish champions with the Blaugrana scoring in all six of their group games last season. A high-scoring game could well be on the cards and while Barca are likely to dominate possession, Dortmund will feel that they are capable of hurting them on the counter-attack.