Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid Preview

Borussia Dortmund vs Real Madrid 

Competition – UEFA Champions League

Stadium – Signal-Iduna-Park

Date: 26th September 2017

Kick-off time – 19:45 GMT

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Borussia Dortmund started their Champions League campaign in a damaging manner as they lost their opening game away to Tottenham on match day one.

They will be looking to pile more misery on holders Real Madrid who are struggling in their local league.

They were the better team at Wembley but Spurs did a good job of taking advantage of their defensive frailties to punish them.

They are no strangers to facing Real Madrid as they were drawn in the same group last season and the Germans finished ahead of the Los Merenges but Madrid had the last laugh as they won the trophy for the second consecutive season.

Dortmund have won 5 of their 7 competitive games this season and lost just once – they secured 2 points from their 2 games against Dortmund last season and they will be hoping to do better with a win in at least one of the fixtures.

Real Madrid have not had the best start to the new season and they were beaten at home by Real Betis last week after conceding a very late goal.

However, they started their European campaign in a characteristically good manner against APOEL and they will be looking to build on that as they look to become the first team to win the Champions League 3 times consecutively.

They have won 2, lost 2 and drawn 2 against the Germans historically and they should be careful not to fall for the pace and finishing of Pierrre Emerick Aubameyang in this game.

Results of each team’s last 5 matches across all leagues and competitions

Borussia Dortmund 

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Borussia Dortmund 5-0 FC Cologne Sep 17, 2017 German Bundesliga
L Tottenham Hotspur 3-1 Borussia Dortmund Sep 13, 2017 UEFA Champions League
D SC Freiburg 0-0 Borussia Dortmund Sep 9, 2017 German Bundesliga
W Borussia Dortmund 2-0 Hertha Berlin Aug 26, 2017 German Bundesliga
W VfL Wolfsburg 0-3 Borussia Dortmund Aug 19, 2017 German Bundesliga

Real Madrid 

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
W Real Sociedad 1-3 Real Madrid Sep 17, 2017 Spanish Primera División
W Real Madrid 3-0 Apoel Nicosia Sep 13, 2017 UEFA Champions League
D Real Madrid 1-1 Levante Sep 9, 2017 Spanish Primera División
D Real Madrid 2-2 Valencia Aug 27, 2017 Spanish Primera División
W Real Madrid 2-1 Fiorentina Aug 23, 2017 Friendly

H2H

LAST FIVE GAMES DATE COMPETITION
Real Madrid 2-2 Borussia Dortmund Dec 7, 2016 UEFA Champions League
Borussia Dortmund 2-2 Real Madrid Sep 27, 2016 UEFA Champions League
Borussia Dortmund 0-2 Real Madrid Apr 8, 2014 UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid 3-0 Borussia Dortmund Apr 2, 2014 UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid 2-0 Borussia Dortmund Apr 30, 2013 UEFA Champions League

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