Qabala - Borussia Dortmund will look to consolidate their position at the top of UEFA Europa League Group C with victory away to Azerbaijani minnows Qabala FK on Thursday evening (kick-off 17:00 CEST/ 15:00 GMT).

BVB are unbeaten in this season’s competition, but dropped points last time out in a 1-1 draw at PAOK.

Top facts

  • Dortmund have not lost in six European outings under Thomas Tuchel (W5, D1).
  • Qabala are only the third Azerbaijani club in history to reach the UEFA Europa League group stage after Neftchi PFK and Qarabag FK.
  • Dortmund faced Qarabag in the 2010/11 UEFA Europa League play-offs, winnng 4-0 at home and 1-0 in Baku.
  • Qabala are unbeaten in five European home games and have not conceded in 450 minutes of European football at the Qabala City Stadium.
  • The journey from Dortmund to Qabala is just under 3,300km.
  • Qabala and Rosenborg BK are the only clubs to have made it all the way from the first qualifying round to the group stage in this season's competition.

Possible line-ups:

Qäbälä: Bezotosny - Dashdemirov, Stankovic, Vernydub, Ricardinho - Meza, Gai, Pereyra - Zenjov, Antonov, Dodo

Dortmund: Weidenfeller - Ginter, Sokratis, Hummels, Piszczek - Castro, Gündogan - Hofmann, Kagawa, Januzaj - Aubameyang