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Bundesliga

BVB out to make it five from five against Leverkusen

Dortmund - Fresh from their exertions in European competition, Borussia Dortmund and Bayer 04 Leverkusen return to domestic duty and take Matchday 5’s top billing on Sunday afternoon (kick-off: 15:30 GMT/17:30 CEST).

Top facts

    Dortmund’s quartet of wins and goal difference of +12 is the club’s best-ever start to a Bundesliga season. BVB’s tally of 15 goals from their first four matches is the second-best in Bundesliga history - only Borussia Mönchengladbach’s 1967/68 vintage has ever scored more (17).Dortmund have won the last six Bundesliga home games - their best run since 1995 when Ottmar Hitzfeld was in charge.Leverkusen have lost on their last two Bundesliga outings, but have never suffered three successive defeats under Roger Schmidt.

Possible line-ups

Dortmund: Bürki – Ginter, Sokratis, Hummels, Schmelzer – Weigl – Gündogan, Kagawa – Hofmann, Mkhitaryan - Aubameyang

Absentees: Durm (knee), Sahin (light training)

Leverkusen: Leno – Hilbert, Tah, Papadopoulos, Wendell – Kampl, Kramer – Bellarabi, Calhanoglu – Hernandez, Kießling

Absentees: Jedvaj (light training), Toprak (light training), L. Bender (knee), Aranguiz (achilles)

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