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BAYERN STANDING FIRM
Dortmund are doing everything to try and breakthrough. One-on-one sprints, passing interplay, long balls... but nothing is working for the home side with the league leaders staying strong in defence.
TOP SCORER AND MOST UNLUCKY?
While scoring 27 league goals, Robert Lewandowski has also hit the woodwork four times this season. No player has done that more often.
Lucas Hernandez is on and into the Bayern defence in place of Boateng, while Axel Witsel is on for Mo Dahoud.
LEWY HITS THE POST!
What a strike for the Pole as he brings the ball forward to the edge of the Dortmund box. His left-footed strike takes a touch off Hummels on its way to goal, and cannons back out of the post.
DAHOUD SO CLOSE!
Fantastic strike from Dahoud as he is laid off at the edge of the Bayern box by Hazard and lashes a left-footed strike at goal. Neuer is down on one knee, but is able to punch the ball clear.
ALL DORTMUND HERE
It's all with the home side here as they pressure the Bayern goal for a late equaliser. Mario Götze is on for Lukasz Piszczek to add to the Dortmund frontline.
HAZARD SO CLOSE!
What a chance for Dortmund, but the Belgian is offside. He is on the end of Can's low cross from the right and clips the ball towards goal, missing the target from just a few yards out. The flag on the far side saving his blushes.
GUERREIRO FREE-KICK SAVED
He goes for goal from the ensuing free-kick, just over 25 yards from goal, but it is straight into the arms of Manuel Neuer.
DAVIES IN THE BOOK
The Canadian is cautioned for a foul on Reyna.
HAZARD NOW UP FRONT
The Belgium international is now leading the Dortmund attack with Reyna and Sancho either side having come on for the injured Erling Haaland.
GREAT WORK FROM SANCHO
The English winger is sent away down the left by Dahoud and curls in a fantastic cross towards the back post. Neuer lets it go with Haaland at the back post, knowing the Dortmund No.17 wasn't fit enough to reach for the ball.
The Dortmund striker is in trouble here after a challenge with Boateng and is limping off the ball. We will have to see if he can continue.
20 TO GO...
Dortmund holding most of the possession here, but finding it difficult to breakthrough the Bayern defence. Can they make a change in the final 20 minutes here, or will Bayern hold on to what they have?
The Dortmund midfielder dribbles to the edge of the Bayern box but the ball runs loose, and his late challenge on Kimmich is cautioned.
The Bayern No.25 is booked for a rash challenge on Manuel Akanji.
MAKING THINGS DIFFICULT
Bayern's collective pressing has been fantastic today and has not allowed Dortmund the time needed on the ball to create clear-cut chances at a plenty. Time is ticking on though, will they be able to maintain this level?
DORTMUND GETTING STRONGER
The home side have dominated the last 5 minutes of this game but need to make sure mistakes don't cost them. Bayern are keeping men up the pitch to look for the counter.
WHAT A CHANCE FOR HAALAND
Fantastic interplay from Dortmund as they work the ball towards the Bayern box. Hazard brings down Can's ball on the left and plays Haaland the ball in the box. Boateng falls in front of him and is able to block the ball from the ground. Haaland's shot was heading for the bottom corner...
A good strike at goal from the former Schalke midfielder after neat interplay with Müller. His shot takes a touch off Hummels but Bürki reacts and is able to push the ball away from his goal. Bright start from Bayern.
BÜRKI SAVES FROM COMAN
The Dortmund shot-stopper comes to the aid of his side this time, making a good save from a Coman effort. Bayern always pushing forward whenever in possession, going for that second goal.
PICKING UP WHERE IT LEFT OFF
This game is showing so sign of dropping in intensity at the start of the second half. Full-throttle all the way. Dortmund just unable to get themselves in position to shoot dangerously at the Bayern goal.
DAHOUD FORCES A SAVE
The midfield has time and space to shoot from distance, but his shot goes straight down Neuer's throat in the Bayern goal.
COMAN FLASHES A CROSS WIDE
A good break for Bayern with Coman racing into the box down the right. He fires a cross into the box towards Lewandowski, but there's too much pace and power behind it.
SECOND HALF UNDERWAY
We're back for the second half and Dortmund have made two changes. Sancho and Can are on for Brandt and Delaney.
WHAT A FIRST HALF THAT WAS
A fantastic spectacle in the opening 45 minutes in Dortmund, separated by one stunning goal from Joshua Kimmich. Dortmund will be disappointed, firstly not to have cleared the ball, and secondly to have allowed Kimmich to pull off such a finish. The home side have had several chances but not been able to fully test Manuel Neuer, while Roman Bürki has been busy at the other end. It's all set up for a special second half to come...
WHAT A GOAL FROM KIMMICH
My word, that might be the Goal of the Season in the Bundesliga. Bayern work the ball around the Dortmund box and the ball falls back to Kimmich 20 yards from goal, just to the right of centre. He looks up and spots Bürki just off his line and sends the cheekiest of chips at goal, looping over Bürki and into the far top corner. A truly outstanding finish from the Germany international.
WHAT A RUN FROM DAVIES
Outstanding from the left-back as he dribbles through two, three, four Dortmund players and into the BVB box. But Hummels comes across to push him off the ball and clear away.
It's become something of a midfield battle in the last few minutes here. Neither side able to break beyond the midfield mark to get shots away on goal, although we've seen plenty already in this first half.
Alphonso Davies just registered a speed of 35.3km/h (21.9mph) chasing back against Erling Haaland. That's almost into the Top 10 recorded speeds in the Bundesliga all-time.
DAVIES STOPS HAALAND
A fantastic break from Haaland as he latches onto Brandt's ball and races past Alaba. He's in on goal - or so it seems - but Davies races back with his remarkable speed and nabs the ball from the Dortmund forward before he can shoot at goal.
HUMMELS HEADS WIDE
The home side have a corner which bounces around in the Bayern box and is eventually cleared as far as Hakimi. He whips in a cross which loops into the air and Hummels rises highest to meet it, but his effort goes wide of Neuer's goal.
LEWY TAKES A KNOCK
The league's top scorer is limping here after a challenge with Piszczek. He'll do everything to carry on as he gets back to his feet.
ALMOST SPECIAL FROM HAALAND
Dortmund's striker goes for an overhead-kick from Guerreiro's cross, but it doesn't come off as he wanted. He's finding good positions when Dortmund race forward, though.
DAVIES ON THE BALL
Bayern are running through their Canadian speedster so far. He's had the most touches of any player so far (31).
COMAN FORCES A SAVE
Great break from Bayern as Davies plays into the middle to Gnabry, who in turn finds Coman into the Dortmund box on the right. He fires a shot at goal but Bürki parries it away and Hummels makes the clearance.
BAYERN ON TOP
The away side have taken control of this game in the last five minutes or so. In control of the ball and keeping it in the Dortmund half as well. It's been difficult for the home side to win it back and keep it.
PISZCZEK CLEARS OFF THE LINE
Almost the opening goal from Gnabry as he found space in the box to collect Coman's pass in front of goal. He turns and shoots through Bürki and on target, but Lukasz Piszczek is on the line to clear the ball away.
DORTMUND SITTING DEEPER
When Bayern have the ball, Dortmund seem happy to allow it until it reaches the final third of the Dortmund box. A risky approach.
This has been a fantastic opening 15 minutes here in Dortmund. Both sides going all out in every second. We've seen several early chances for both sides and the ball has not stopped moving. Can't keep your eyes off this one.
The Dortmund defender is cautioned for a tactical foul on Coman, pulling the Frenchman back on the counter-attack.
Kimmich curls a cross into the box towards Müller's run but he can't get a touch on the ball wit his head. It floats through and Bürki is able to make a save.
HAALAND WITH A HUGE CHANCE
Fantastic play from Dortmund as Hakimi sends Hazard away down the right. He reaches the byline in the box and cuts back to Haaland in front of goal. He controls, but can't get the ball out of his feet to shoot on his left foot and Bayern can block. The ball does end up in the Bayern net through Guerreiro, but offside was called in the build-up against Hazard.
HAALAND LOOKING DANGEROUS
The Dortmund striker is constantly calling for through-balls with his pace a danger against Boateng and Alaba. He's sent down the line by Hazard, but Davies tracks back to block this time.
Both sides pressing hard and not allowing their opposition time on the ball. But so far, both sides have been fantastic in possession.
BRANDT HAS A GO
The young German is found on the left corner of the Bayern box by Guerreiro and fires a shot at goal. Neuer is well placed to handle it towards his near post. Great start from the home side here.
HIGH UP THE PITCH
Bayern starting this game very high up the pitch. Not giving Dortmund time to breathe on the ball. But so far, Dortmund working well to move through their press.
HAALAND OFF THE LINE!
Incredible start as Dortmund take the ball up the pitch. Hazard chases it towards the edge of the Bayern box but Neuer clears. Only as far as Haaland, though, who knocks it through Neuer's legs with his shot at goal. Boateng is on the line to clear though. What a start that would have been...
HERE WE GO!
The game is underway here in Dortmund...
MINUTE OF SILENCE
Before kick-off, we'll have a moment of silence here in Dortmund for the victims of the coronavirus pandemic.
READY TO GO?
We're five minutes from kick-off. The players are getting their final team-talks and tying their laces before they make their way out onto the pitch. They're ready. Are you?
HUGE MILESTONE FOR NEUER
The Bayern Munich superstar is set to make his 400th appearance in the Bundesliga today. Not all for Bayern, of course, with his first 156 Bundesliga appearances coming in the Royal Blue of Schalke before his move to the Allianz Arena. The 34-year-old will be looking to take home all three points this evening on his big day.
There are still six games to play after this group of midweek fixtures in the 2019/20 season but this can certainly be regarded as a title six-pointer. Bayern currently sit four points ahead of Dortmund, meaning a win for the away side today would take them seven points clear of BVB. However, a win for the home side would close the gap to just a single point into the final month of the season.
"VERY CLOSE DECISIONS"
Dortmund coach Lucien Favre tells Sky in Germany that it was "tight calls" to keep Emre Can and Jadon Sancho on the bench, stating that he is sure both will come on today. Sancho came on last weekend to assist Hakimi's goal in their 2-0 win over Wolfsburg.
THE MASTER OF DER KLASSIKER
Poland captain Lewandowski is also this Bundesliga fixture's record scorer (17 goals) across spells at both clubs (16 for Bayern, one for Dortmund) and Lewandowski has notched 12 goals in his last six Klassiker outings - scoring on every occasion. He's also scored at least twice in each of the last four league games against Dortmund, a run that dates back to his hat-trick in the 6-0 demolition of his former employers on March 31, 2018.
HAALAND VS. LEWY FOR THE FIRST TIME
For the first time in the Bundesliga, Erling Haaland and Robert Lewandowski go head-to-head. Haaland's return of 10 goals in as many games mean the Black-Yellows are the only Bundesliga team this term with three players on double figures for goals: Haaland (10), Reus (11) and Sancho (14). While Lewandowski is the league's top scorer this term with 27 goals, scored at a rate of one every 82 minutes. Haaland, who joined in January, has bagged his 10 at a rate of one every 69.
TALE OF THE TAPE
Bayern have hit nine goals without reply across the previous two Bundesliga meetings between these sides (4-0 and 5-0), but Dortmund ran out victors the last time they met at the Signal Iduna Park in the league, winning 3-2 on Matchday 11 last season. In fact, Dortmund have lost just one of the last four (W2, D1, L1) Klassiker matches on home soil. Both sides have won their two games since the league's restart, BVB scoring 6 and conceding 0 and Bayern scoring 7 and conceding 2.
DORTMUND TEAM NEWS
The big team news for the home side is that three key players - Jadon Sancho, Axel Witsel and Emre Can - are all on the bench with the trio coming into this game with niggling injuries. It's the third game in a row that Dortmund have started with the same team. BVB have won six points from their first two games since the restart, scoring six goals and conceding 0, and so Lucien Favre clearly trusts the troops continue that form this evening.
The league leaders line-up as expected with Serge Gnabry passing a fitness test to be sure of his place in the starting line-up. He comes in for Ivan Perisic, while Lucas Hernandez continues on the bench with David Alaba thriving at centre-back and Alphonso Davies in his usual position at left-back. Youngsters Michael Cuisance, Oliver Batista Meier, Lukas Mai and Joshua Zirkzee are all on the bench.
DORTMUND STARTING XI!
Bürki - Piszczek (c), Hummels, Akanji - Hakimi, Dahoud, Delaney Guerreiro - Hazard, Haaland, Brandt
Hitz, Sancho, Götze, Balerdi, Morey, Can, Witsel, Schmelzer, Reyna
BAYERN STARTING XI!
Neuer (c) - Pavard, Boateng, Alaba, Davies - Kimmich, Goretzka - Gnabry, Müller, Coman - Lewandowski
Ulreich, Ordriozola, Martinez, Cuisance, Perisic, Hernandez, Mai, Batista Meier, Zirkzee
LINE-UPS COMING UP
In less than half an hour we'll have the official team news from both sides. We know a few things: there will be no Dortmund captain Marco Reus tonight, nor will Bayern's Spanish playmaker Thiago be featuring with both out injured. Will Axel Witsel be fit to start, and Jerome Boateng as well? All will be revealed...
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