Team News: Dortmund v Real Madrid
Dortmund probable lineups:
Piszczek, Subotic, Hummels, Schmelzer
Błaszczykowski, Götze, Reus
Real Madrid missing:
- Arbeloa – suspended
- Essien- doubtful
Real Madrid probable lineups:
Ramos, Pepe, Varane, Coentrao
Di Maria, Ozil, Ronaldo
- Borussia Dortmund overcame Real Madrid in the group stage this season, triumphing 2-1 at home and drawing 2-2 away.
- Jurgen Klopp’s side are the only unbeaten team in the competition and knocked Malaga out in the last round.
- Real Madrid have won just once on 24 visits to Germany and crashed out of the Champions League to Bundesliga opposition at this stage last season.
- Star playmaker Mesut Ozil was born in Dortmund’s Ruhr heartland and started his career at local rivals Schalke.
- Cristiano Ronaldo has scored 11 goals in the Champions League this season. He needs three more to match Lionel Messi’s total from last year.
Team News Predictions Stats: 45/65 (69%)