Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund
Who? Barcelona vs Borussia Dortmund in Group F of Matchweek 5 of the UEFA Champions League 2019/20.
Where? Camp Nou, Barcelona
When? 20:00 GMT, Wednesday 27th November 2019
A significant clash in Group F of the Champions League sees leaders Barcelona take on Borussia Dortmund at the Camp Nou, with both looking to secure qualification.
Position – 1st (as of Tuesday 26th November 11:00)
Form (UCL/League) – DWW/WWLWW
W/D/L – 2/2/0
The hosts are undefeated this UCL campaign, but have dropped four points. They have managed two wins and two draws with manager Ernesto Valverde in charge. They are likely to qualify from the group, however will need to win to ease pressure off their final game away to Inter Milan.
GF / GA – 4:2
Valverde has seen his side struggle to score in the Champions League this season. Two goalless draws, most disappointingly at home to Slavia Prague, who could have snatched a shock win. They have only conceded two goals however, one against Inter and the other in the reverse fixture in Prague.
Position – 2nd (as of Tuesday 26th November 11:00)
Form (UCL/League) – WLW/DLWDW
W/D/L – 2/1/1
The away side have lost once in this UCL campaign, but have picked up seven points. They have managed two wins and a draw with Lucien Favre in charge. They will need to be wary of Inter Milan in Matchweek 6 if they do not beat the Catalans. Inter have the better head-to-head record, but Dortmund have the favourable fixture against Slavia Prague at home.
GF/GA – 5:4
Dortmund had a solid start to their UCL campaign, having kept two cleans sheets in a row. They have conceded all four of their goals in the last two matches against Inter Milan home and away. Dortmund found themselves 2-0 down at home to Inter, but pulled off a valiant comeback in the second half to win 3-2 and keep their qualification hopes alive.
7th Jan 1998 – Barcelona 2-0 Borussia Dortmund
10th Mar 1998 – Borussia Dortmund 1-1 Barcelona
17th Sep 2019 – Borussia Dortmund 0-0 Barcelona
*odds as of November 26th at 11:00 GMT and subject to change
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