The DOR vs RBL match preview –
One of the two big teams of the German Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund and Red Bull Leipzig will be playing against each other for the first game in the season.
Borussia Dortmund has replaced their manager Thomas Tuchel with Lucien Favre. They have brought in reinforcement in the form of talent Belgium holding midfielder, Axel Witsel. The team still lacks a proper out and out striker, but with the likes of Marco Reus who is versatile enough to play anywhere on the pitch, this team might do exceptionally well in cup competitions but is expected to struggle in the league.
Meanwhile, their opponents Red Bull Leipzig have had a monumental rise in the German football. They have developed a strong team with talented youngsters in the squad. In the first season they played in the Bundesliga, they managed to secure the second position and this speaks volumes about the team’s potential if they sort out their weaknesses. It will be interesting to see what they are able to do this season with more than three years at the top tier of German Football.
The DOR vs RBL Dream11 Playing 11 is listed here, so please go through the entire article for more info. Red Bull Leipzig vs Borussia Dortmund, team news and playing XI are listed here as well.
DOR vs RBL Dream 11 Fantasy Team Prediction:
When and where?
This match is to be played at Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany. The ground has a capacity of 81,360 and it is going to be a partly cloudy day in Dortmund with a 10% chance of precipitation.
Where to watch Borussia Dortmund vs Red Bull Leipzig live?
The clash will take place at 9:30 PM (IST) on August 26th, 2018 and can be streamed live on Hotstar.
DOR vs RBL recent form (Last six matches)
Borussia Dortmund – W W L D D W
Red Bull Leipzig– D W D W L D
DOR vs RBL Head to head (Since 2016)
Borussia Dortmund Won – 1
Red Bull Leipzig Won – 2
Not Decided – 1
DOR vs RBL Team News:
- New signing Axel Witsel is set to make his debut as the midfield general of the team.
- Jacob Bruun Larsen will be missing this game.
- Roman Burki will be the goalkeeper for Borussia Dortmund.
Red Bull Leipzig:
- The team has seen reinforcement in the defensive line with two players Nordi Mukiele and Marcelo Sarrachi.
- Kevin Kampl and Marcel Sabitzer are out for the game.
- Peter Gulacsi is expected to be the safety net for the backline.
DOR vs RBL Probable Playing 11:
*The teams have had massive shuffles in the respective squads in the transfer window, so accuracy will be a bit off
Borussia Dortmund: Burki (GK), Piszczek, Akanji, Diallo, Schmelzer – Witsel, Delaney – Pulisic, Gotze, Reus – Philipp
RB Leipzig: Gulacsi (GK), Laimer, Upamecano, Mukiele, Saracchi – Forsberg, Ilsanker, Demme, Bruma – Werner, Poulsen
Players to look out for-
- Timo Werner
- Marco Reus
Christian Pulisic and Marco Reus will be expected to play the main creative force in the match for Borussia Dortmund while Maximilian Philipp will sure lead the attack up front.
The home team will be without the services of Bruun Larsen due to a foot injury.
The visitors will look to winger Emil Forsberg for sparks in the middle of the park. Germany International Timo Werner will be the main attacking threat. While Marcel Halstenberg and Kevin Kampl are sidelined for Leipzig.
Gambling India Info Match Prediction Borussia Dortmund vs Red Bull Leipzig –
We expect Borussia Dortmund to win this game by the narrowest of margins.
DOR vs RBL Dream 11 Team Predictions-
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