Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke will take place at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday, 16th May.
In what could be turned to one of the most one-sided Ruhr Derby, Borussia Dortmund will face their rivals Schalke this weekend. Dortmund will aim to apply pressure on the league leading Bayern Munich by winning this one. Whereas, Schalke would grab any chance to get this win in order to secure 6th position in the table for the time-being.
Borussia Dortmund have not lost a game in their last five matches. On the other hand, Schalke have not won a single time in their last five matches.
With all sporting events halted for over 2 months due to coronavirus outbreak, Bundesliga is the first of all leagues to make a return. All matches would be played behind closed doors with no spectators.
Dortmund manager Lucien Favre confirmed that Marco Reus, Axel Witsel and winter signing Emre Can will miss out on action all due to injuries.
Also, due to lacking in fitness, Nico Schulz, Dan-Axle Zagadou and Marcel Schmelzer could be missing in on action as well.
Thomas Delaney and Julian Brandt could start in the midfield.
Achraf Hakimi and Jadon Sancho could make it in the starting XI as well.
Schalke manager David Wagner also has slight injury concerns in his side.
Ozan Kabak and Omar Mascarell are both out due to injuries. Benjamin Stambouli’s inclusion is also doutbful as of now.
Missing out on last 5 games in the league, Suat Serdar is fit to feature in the derby game. The 23-year-old has found the net 7 times so far in this season.
Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Predicted Lineups
Burki, Piszczek, Hummels, Akanji, Hakimi, Brandt, Delaney, Guerreiro, Sancho, Haaland, Hazard
Schubert, Kenny, Todibo, Nastasic, Oczipka, McKennie, Schopf, Serdar, Raman, Burgstaller, Harit
Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke Head-to-Head
In their last 96 games against each other, both teams have managed to win 33 games.
In the last encounter, none of the teams managed to score a goal and the game ended in a draw.
At this venue, Borussia Dortmund have won 20 and lost 12 games.
Borussia Dortmund versus Schalke TV Live Stream Info
Where to Watch
Borussia Dortmund vs Schalke can be watched on Fox Sports (USA), Fox Deportes (Spanish), BT Sports (UK), Sky Sports Bundesliga (Germany), beIN Sports (Arabia), beIN Sports (France) and S Sport (Turkey).
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Date: Saturday, 16th May 2020
Kick-off at: 14:30 UK / 15:30 CET
Venue: Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund