Bundesliga fans will be eagerly awaiting Sunday afternoon as Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen lock horns with each other. This top-three battle promises to be exciting as both sides prefer offence over defensive solidity.
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Dortmund to Win
With Bayern Munich storming ahead to take an unassailable lead in the title race, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer Leverkusen have been left to pick up their scraps. This top-three battle can swing either way as both sides enter on the back of wins in their last outings. Our favours are with Der BVB, who have won seven of their last nine home fixtures. With Leverkusen's away form remaining patchy, we believe the hosts should register their seventh successive H2H win at the Signal Iduna Park.
Total Goals – Over 3.5
Encounters between Dortmund and Leverkusen is known to provide goals galore. This fixture has seen its last four iterations concluded not only in favour of Der BVB but also with Over 3.5 goals. We believe the trend will continue as both sides have been amongst goals in recent weeks. Dortmund has scored 16 goals in their last five outings, while Leverkusen's tally stands at 12 in the same period.
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Borussia Dortmund Predicted Lineup
All is not lost in the Bundesliga title race as Dortmund trail Bayern Munich by six points. Der BVB continues to give chase and only have the league as their top priority. They were knocked out of the DFB Pokal by St Pauli and do not have Champions League adventures to look forward to. With Erling Haaland probably entering the final six months of his stay at the Signal Iduna Park, he has been going at it in full steam. The Norwegian has 16 strikes to his name, adding five assists to go with his strikes.
Predicted XI: Gregor Kobel, Thomas Meunier, Mats Hummels, Marin Pongracic, Raphael Guerreiro, Jude Bellingham, Mahmoud Dahoud, Julian Brandt, Marco Reus, Donyell Malen, Erling Braut Haaland.
Bayer Leverkusen Predicted Lineup
Gerardo Seoane will be pleased with Bayer Leverkusen's performances this season. While his charges are 14 points adrift of Bayern Munich, they will want to catch up to Dortmund who are are eight points ahead. They will have to get a positive result in this six-point affair and will be confident despite their poor results on the road against Der BVB. In Patrick Schick, they have a forward in prime form. The Czech attacker is second to Robert Lewandowski in the goalscoring race and has a two-goal lead over Dortmund's Erling Haaland.
Predicted XI: Lukas Hradecky; Piero Hincapie, Panagiotis Retsos, Jonathan Tah, Jeremie Frimpong; Mitchel Bakker, Robert Andrich; Amine Adli, Florian Wirtz, Moussa Diaby; Patrik Schick.
Questions About Dortmund vs Leverkusen
Who won the last h2h? 3-4 in favour of Dortmund.
Where is the game being televised? DAZN Deutsch, Eleven Sports, Nova Sport 4, Setanta Sports Eurasia, Sky Sports Mix and Viaplay.
Who are the players to watch out for? Erling Haaland (Dortmund) and Patrick Schick (Leverkusen).