2019-20 UEFA Champions League – Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund Preview & Prediction

THE FACTS

When does Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund kick off? Wednesday 27th November, 2019 – 20:00 (UK)

Where is Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund being played? Camp Nou

What TV channel is Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund on in the UK? BT Sport have the rights to UEFA Champions League matches in the UK, so it is worth checking their schedule

Where can I stream Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund in the UK? Subscribers can stream the match live on the BT Sport website & app

Where can I get tickets for Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund?

Barcelona – https://www.fcbarcelona.com/tickets/football/football-tickets

Borussia Dortmund – https://www.bvb.de/Tickets/Auswaertstickets

What was the score in the last meeting between Barcelona & Borussia Dortmund? Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Barcelona

THE TEAM NEWS

BARCELONA

  • Barcelona top Group F on eight points and will book their place in the last 16 if they win, if they draw and the other match ends in a draw, or if Inter lose to Slavia Praha.
  • Coach Ernesto Valverde will be hoping that Clement Lenglet recovers from the muscular problem that ruled him out of Saturday's meeting with Leganes as fellow centre-back Gerard Pique is suspended for this match.
  • Sergi Roberto is likely to start at right-back having been suspended for Saturday's league match, with full-backs Nelson Semedo and Jordi Alba still sidelined.

Predicted line-up (4-3-3): Ter Stegen; Sergi Roberto, Lenglet, Umtiti, Junior Firpo; De Jong, Arthur, Busquets; Messi, Suarez, Griezmann

Unavailable: Pique (Suspended), Nelson Semedo (Injured), Jordi Alba (Injured)

Doubtful: Lenglet (Injured)

BORUSSIA DORTMUND

  • A second-half comeback spared Borussia Dortmund's blushes at home to the Bundesliga's bottom side Paderborn on Friday night as they came from 3-0 down to salvage a point.
  • Striker Paco Alcacer faces a late fitness test after coming off with a knock against Paderborn but he will be desperate to play against his former club.
  • Achraf Hakimi, Manuel Akanji and Thorgan Hazard are likely to be recalled to the side after starting on the bench on Friday but winger Jacob Bruun Larsen is a doubt having missed the game.

Predicted line-up (4-2-3-1): Burki; Piszczek, Akanji, Hummels, Hakimi; Witsel, Weigl; Sancho, Reus, Hazard; Gotze

Unavailable: Delaney (Injured)

Doubtful: Paco Alcacer (Injured), Bruun Larsen (Injured)

THE PREDICTION

Whatever the result of this match, there is unlikely to be a repeat of the goalless draw on matchday 1. Barcelona have scored two or more goals in 11 of their last 13 Champions League games at home, and they face an erratic Dortmund side who have conceded nine goals in their last three games.

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