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Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund: Preview, predictions and lineups

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Bayern Munich host Borussia Dortmund on Saturday at a uncommon time when neither facet harbour real looking hopes of profitable the title.

Whereas Der Klassiker is all the time value setting time apart for, Bayern are ten factors behind Bayer Leverkusen on the high whereas Dortmund are locked in a decent battle to complete inside the highest 4 and qualify for the Champions League.

It is an uncommon setting for Germany’s greatest fixture however either side will probably be determined for bragging rights. Bayern’s kind has picked up in latest weeks whereas Dortmund have received their final three league matches, with either side getting ready for the Champions League quarter-finals in April.

This is 90min’s preview of Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund.

Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund H2H Report (Final 5 Video games)

Present Kind (all competitions)

Bayern Munich

Borussia Dortmund

Darmstadt 2-5 Bayern Munich – 16/03/24

Borussia Dortmund 3-1 Eintracht frankfurt – 17/03/24

Bayern Munich 8-1 Mainz – 09/03/24

Borussia Dortmund 2-0 PSV – 13/03/24

Bayern Munich 3-0 Lazio – 05/03/24

Werder Bremen 1-2 Borussia Dortmund – 09/03/24

SC Freiburg 2-2 Bayern Munich – 01/03/24

Union Berlin 0-2 Borussia Dortmund – 02/03/24

Bayern Munich 2-1 RB Leipzig – 24/02/23

Borussia Dortmund 2-3 Hoffenheim – 25/02/24

Nation

TV channel/stay stream

United Kingdom

SKY GO Additional, Sky Sports activities Soccer

United States

ESPN+, ESPN Deportes, ESPN

Canada

DAZN Canada

Harry Kane

Kane needs extra objectives in opposition to Dortmund / Alex Grimm/GettyImages

Regardless of leaving the England camp early with a minor difficulty, Harry Kane is again in coaching and will begin this sport, having bagged a hat-trick within the reverse fixture. Aleksandar Pavlovic can also be in competition after recovering from tonsillitis, whereas Leroy Sane and Manuel Neuer ought to shake off minor complaints.

There’s an issue at right-back with Sacha Boey struggling a hamstring tear and Noussair Mazraoui out with a thigh drawback. Raphael Guerreiro can also miss out alongside Kingsley Coman.

Bayern Munich predicted lineup vs Borussia Dortmund (4-2-3-1): Ulreich; Kimmich, Dier, De Ligt, Davies; Laimer, Goretzka; Sane, Muller, Musiala; Kane.

Borussia Dortmund v PSV Eindhoven: Round of 16 Second Leg - UEFA Champions League 2023/24

Jadon Sancho must hit some kind / Jürgen Fromme – firo sportphoto/GettyImages

Former Manchester United midfielder Marcel Sabitzer is serving a suspension and will not face his outdated membership Bayern, whereas Ramy Bensebaini is unlikely to play once more this season after choosing up a knee ligament damage on worldwide obligation.

The Algerian joins goalkeeper Gregor Kobel on the remedy desk, however Sebastian Haller, Felix Nmecha and Jadon Sancho will all be match sufficient to characteristic for Edin Terzic on Saturday night.

Julian Ryerson recovered from sickness in the course of the worldwide break and can also be obtainable.

Borussia Dortmund predicted lineup vs Bayern Munich (4-3-3): Meyer; Ryerson, Hummels, Schlotterbeck, Maatsen; Ozcan, Can, Brandt; Sancho, Fullkrug, Malen.

Munich are all the time the favourites for this fixture and look set for a gradual finish to the marketing campaign despite their disappointing Bundesliga title defence and Thomas Tuchel’s impending exit.

Dortmund will probably be out for revenge contemplating the battering they had been handed earlier this season and really want the factors with RB Leipzig only one level behind them in fifth place.

Each groups want to take care of momentum forward of the Champions League quarter-finals, however Bayern will doubtless discover a method to win right here.

Prediction: Bayern Munich 3-1 Borussia Dortmund

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