Borussia Dortmund – Slavia Praha
Borussia Dortmund hosts Slavia Praha at the Signal Iduna Park in a game from Group F of the Champions League. In this article we are going to give you some insights about this clash on German soil.
Borussia Dortmund are in a difficult situation in the group right now. They must win against Slavia, but they must also hope that Inter Milan won’t beat Barcelona in the other game in the group. If the Italians achieve a win over Los Cules, they will progress towards the 1/8-finals no matter what happens between Dortmund and Slavia. In other words, Borussia Dortmund are expecting a favour from Barcelona here.
Borussia Dortmund are currently third in this group with 7 points. Inter Milan have the same amount of points, but they are ahead of the Germans because of better stats.
In the previous round of the group stage Borussia Dortmund suffered their second defeat. They visited Barcelona at the Camp Nou and got dominated. Barca secured a healthy three goals lead, while Jadon Sancho scored Die Borussen’s only goal in the game.
Slavia Praha on the other hand are fourth in the group with 2 points and without any chances for doing better. To be honest they had a very bad luck during the draw, but they still managed to win some points, which is a compliment for their team.
In the previous round the Czech side hosted Inter Milan in Prague, but lost the game with 1-3. Until the 81th minute it was actually 1-1, but the Nerazzurri scored two late goals and won. Slavia’s only goal in the game was scored by Toma Soucek from a penalty kick.
Borussia Dortmund are big favourites against Slavia Praha in the Champions League, but Die Borussen are not holding their own fate in their hands. They will await a favour from Barcelona in Milan.