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Bundesliga

Darmstadt up next for Dortmund

Dortmund – After seeing their 100% start ended in midweek, Borussia Dortmund will be aiming to get back to winning ways when they face newly-promoted SV Darmstadt 98 on Sunday (kick-off 17:30CEST/15:30GMT).

Top facts

    Darmstadt's current haul of nine points is more than they totalled in their previous two Bundesliga seasons put together.Darmstadt's first Bundesliga win came against Dortmund on 7 October 1978, but BVB have won their last three competitive fixtures against the Lillies.Darmstadt are unbeaten away from home, having drawn 1-1 at FC Schalke 04 and beaten Bayer 04 Leverkusen 1-0.With his goal against FC Ingolstadt 04 on Matchday 2, Marco Reus has scored against all of the current Bundesliga clubs bar Darmstadt.Darmstadt coach Dirk Schuster was sent off three times during his playing career, two red cards came against Dortmund for fouls on Lars Ricken.

Possible line-ups

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

Absentees: Durm (knee), Subotic (back), Sahin, Bonmann

Darmstadt: Mathenia – Garics, Sulu, Caldirola, Junior Diaz – Niemeyer, Gondorf – Heller, Rausch – Rosenthal - Wagner

Absentees: Platins (thigh), Stark (ankle), Wembacher, Finger, Kazimi, Volk

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