In-form Borussia Dortmund's clash with local and bitter rivals FC Schalke 04 in the Bundesliga's 87th Revierderby is the standout fixture on Matchday 12.

Accordingly, has rustled up enough pre-derby goodness to keep your appetite sated right up until kick-off on Sunday (15:30CET/14:30GMT) and beyond...


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Dortmund coach Thomas Tuchel wants his squad to ignore all the hype around the biggest game of the weekend.

Schalke counterpart Andre Breitenreiter has branded the encounter 'the mother of all derbies' ahead of his first Revierderby.

Revierderby explained - discover the background to one of the biggest derbies in German, European and world football.

A game like no other - billed as the 'Mother of all Derbies', witnessing the Revierderby in the flesh is an experience you are likely to never forget.

Back in time - take a look back at some of the classic Dortmund-Schalke encounters from yesteryear.

Crossing the divide - which players have worn both black-and-yellow and royal blue?

Revierderby guide - all the subplots you need to know ahead of Sunday's big game.

Match preview - Dortmund are bang in form heading into the game, while Schalke have the demons of last season's 3-0 loss at BVB to exorcise.


Club comparison - everything you need to know about two proud clubs in two cities that lie just 35 km apart.

Revierderby truths - take a look at the statistical truisms that have emerged from the 86 derby games to date.

Reus vs Sane - a comparison between Dortmund's Marco Reus and Schalke's Leroy Sane.

Aubameyang vs Huntelaar - how do the two clubs' star strikers, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, stack up against one another?

Hummels vs Matip - compare the stats between defenders Mats Hummels and Joel Matip.

Bürki vs Fährmann - whose 'keeper has the safest pair of hands?


In pictures - take a look at some of the best stills from Dortmund vs Schalke down the years.

Leroy Sane - a career in pictures.

Klass-Jan Huntelaar - a career in pictures.

Marco Reus - a career in pictures.



Dortmund goalgetter Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang knows the stakes in the Revierderby.

1-on-1: See how Dortmund centre-back Mats Hummels and Schalke counterpart Joel Matip match up.

EA Sports FIFA 16 - which side came out on top in our simulated Revierderby on FIFA 16?

Andre Breitenreiter - the Schalke coach speaks exclusively to ahead of his first taste of the Revierderby.