Barcelona welcome Borussia Dortmund to Camp Nou on Wednesday night knowing that triumph can secure prime spot in cluster F with a game to spare.
However, defeat to Dortmund wouldn’t solely place the Bundesliga outfit in initial place,
it may probably leave city desirous to avoid defeat against inter Milan at San Siro so as to qualify for the Champions League last sixteen.
In a robust cluster F, Ernesto Valverde’s aspect have born points to each Slavia Prague and also the Bundesliga outfit,
but a persuade troubled Dortmund can see them advance out of the cluster stage for the nineteenth consecutive season.
A loss for Dortmund can see them desirous to beat Slavia Prague and hope Barca do them a favour against inter Milan within the final matchday.
BVB head coach Lucien Favre has been told he should improve results directly, beginning at Camp Nou. may this be his swansong?
Barca could also be at the highest of the table, however qualification continues to be not a certainty for the Spanish champions.
They need a win this Wed the Camp Nou, to avoid major embarrassment.
Taking under consideration their performance in home matches, a win appearance possible for Ernesto Valverde’s men.
Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund Team News
Gerard Pique is one amongst variety of Barcelona defenders who ar sidelined for this game, with the centre-back set to serve a one-match ban.
Nelson Semedo and Jordi Alba can miss out through injury, whereas Clement Lenglet could be a major doubt thanks to a calf downside.
Arthur might come into competition when being not noted at the weekend, though Arturo writer is ostensibly prior the Brazilian within the order.
Favre is predicted to form many alterations to his Dortmund aspect, with full general solon and Thorgan Hazard each in line for a recall.
However, despite reports concerning his future, Jadon Sancho is probably going to stay within the beginning lineup,
whereas Real Madrid loanee Achraf Hakimi could also be used at left-back.
Sergi Roberto ought to inherit the beginning XI when missing the weekend persuade Leganes through suspension.
Moussa Wague created a rare begin within the 2-1 win, with Nelson Semedo and Jordi Alba out through injury.
Clement Lenglet is predicted to come when being not noted of the weekend squad following the international break. Jean-Clair Todibo can intensify in his absence.
Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele all started against La Liga’ bottom club with
underwhelming results, which means Ernesto Valverde may switch things au courant Wed.
Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund Line Up
Ter Stegen; Roberto, Umtiti, Lenglet, Firpo; Vidal, Busquets, de Jong; Messi, Suarez, Griezmann
Borussia Dortmund lineup:
Burki; Piszczek, Weigl, Hummels, Hakimi; Witsel, Dahoud; Sancho, Reus, Brandt; Alcacer
Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund Head to head
Despite the scale of each clubs, that they had ne’er antecedently met within the Champions League before the beginning of this season.
Their solitary conferences came in an exceedingly two-legged UEFA Super final in 1997,
with Barca claiming a 2-0 win at Camp Nou before securing a 1-1 attract the reverse fixture.
TV channel and live stream information
The match will be televised live on BT Sport ESPN, and can be streamed live online via the BT app and website.
You can follow all the action and analysis on NewGersy Sport’s LIVE blog.
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