Borussia Dortmund face off with Club Brugge in Tuesday’s forthcoming Champions League clash.
View all of the Borussia Dortmund v Club Brugge predictions, poll and stats below - plus the latest match odds.
Borussia Dortmund, who won their previous game, will hope for a similar result following the 2-5 Bundesliga 1 victory against Hertha Berlin.
In that game, Borussia Dortmund had 59% possession and 16 shots at goal with 8 of them on target. For Borussia Dortmund, the goals were scored by Erling Håland (47', 49', 62', 79') and Raphaël Guerreiro (70'). For their opponents, Hertha BSC had 9 shots on goal with 3 on target. Matheus Cunha (33', 79') was the scorer for Hertha Berlin.
Borussia Dortmund haven’t had any problems with scoring, finding the back of the net every time they’ve gone out to play in their last 6 matches.
They’ve claimed a sum of 17 during that time and have conceded a total of 5. Previous results aside, time will tell if such a trend shall persist in this upcoming game.
Club Brugge will go into this clash following on from a 1-0 First Division A win with the defeat of KV Kortrijk in their most recent outing.
The only name on the scoresheet from Club Brugge was Noa Lang (60').
Looking at their form, and Club Brugge have been scored against in 5 of their last 6 games, conceding 9 goals in all. Defensively, Blauw-Zwart seem to have a bit of a soft underbelly.
Head to head
The previous league meeting featuring these clubs was Champions League match day 3 on 04/11/2020 which finished with the scoreline of Club Brugge 0-3 Borussia Dortmund.
In that game, Club Brugge managed 46% possession and 11 attempts at goal with 4 on target.
For their opponents, Borussia Dortmund got 11 shots at goal with 6 of them on target. Thorgan Hazard (14') and Erling Håland (18', 32') scored.
The match was refereed by Damir Skomina.
Team News: Borussia Dortmund
Looking at personnel, there is just one fitness concern for the Borussia Dortmund manager Lucien Favre to contend with thanks to an otherwise robust set of players. Marcel Schmelzer (Knee Surgery) won’t play.
Team News: Club Brugge
Brugge boss Philippe Clement has some current player fitness concerns. Federico Ricca (Unknown Injury), Eduard Sobol (Corona virus) and Matej Mitrovic (Heel Bone Injury) are not able to play.
It’s pretty clear that Club Brugge won’t find it easy at all to break down a Borussia Dortmund lineup who seem set to win well here.
We can see a commanding 3-0 winning margin for Borussia Dortmund after 90 minutes.
⚽️ Team Focus:
Stadium: Signal Iduna Park (81,365)
Captain: Marco Reus
Chairman: Hans-Joachim Watzke
Manager: Lucien Favre
Competitions: Bundesliga 1 position 3, DFB-Pokal (First Round), Champions League (Group F)
🔑 Star Man: Marco Reus
Mostly playing in the Striker position, Marco Reus was born in Dortmund, Germany. After having made a senior debut playing for Ahlen in the 2008 - 2009 season, the goalscoring Forward has accumulated 2 league goals in the Bundesliga 1 2020 - 2021 season to date in 7 appearances.