Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla: Line-up, UCL prediction and result

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Borussia Dortmund and Seville clash in the Uefa Champions League first knockout round second leg at Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday.

Erling Braut Haaland scored twice as the Bundesliga side pinched a 3-2 first leg lead at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan Stadium three weeks ago.

Europe’s hottest prospect was at the double to add to an early equaliser from Mahmoud Dahoud, after Suso’s deflected goal put the Spanish side into a seventh-minute lead.

Luuk de Jong bookended the tie for the serial Europa League champions when he popped up with an 84th-minute goal to keep his side competitive.

Only the three away goals to contend with now, then.

The home side could well have Roman Burki back in goal for the second leg, with the keeper on his way back from injury.

English whizkid Jadon Sancho is a big miss through injury, with Raphael Guerreiro, Axel Witsel and Marcel Schmelzer all joining the England international in the treatment room.

Boss Edin Terzic may also have to make do without the services of Giovanni Reyna, who wasn’t fit for action in the Bundesliga at the weekend.

Aleix Vidal looks to be the only major injury concern for the visitors, with Jules Kounde and Bono cleared for the trip to Germany.

Coach Julen Lopetegui has a clean bill of health apart from that, with the La Liga club likely needing to win by two clear goals on the night to sneak into the quarter-finals.

Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla: Prediction

Prediction methodology explainedThe expected win percentage is based off publicly available odds. For example, if a team’s odds are 2.30, the expected chance of winning is 43%. If the odds are 1.62 the expected chance of winning is 62% and so on. These are accurate at the time of writing but are subject to change. Where there is no value listed, the odds were not available at the time of writing.

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Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla: UCL starting XI prediction

Probable Borussia Dortmund Starting XI: Roman Burki, Thomas Meunier, Manuel Akanji, Mats Hummels, Nico Schulz, Mahmoud Dahoud, Emre Can, Thomas Delaney, Thorgan Hazard, Marco Reus, Erling Braun Haaland.

Probable Sevilla Starting XI: Yassine Bounou, Jules Kounde, Fernando, Diego Carlos, Jesus Navas, Nemanja Gudelj, Ivan Rakitic, Marcos Acuna, Papu Gomez, Suso, Youssef En-Nesyri.

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