The Bundesliga’s top two go head to head on Tuesday evening as Borussia Dortmund look to cut the four point deficit to leaders Bayern Munich.
Borussia Dortmund have won both matches since the return of the Bundesliga, including a 2-0 away victory at Wolfsburg on Saturday.
Jadon Sancho was again among the substitutes, however goals from both wing-backs, Raphael Guerreiro and Achraf Hakimi secured a comfortable win.
The victory temporarily closed the gap to a point; however Bayern Munich eased to a 5-2 win over Eintracht Frankfurt later that day.
Thomas Muller and rising star Alphonso Davies both assisted one and scored one as the champions ran riot.
Bundesliga form: Borussia Dortmund W5 D0 L0; Bayern Munich W5 D0 L0
Bundesliga top scorer
Borussia Dortmund – Jadon Sancho 14 goals
Bayern Munich – Robert Lewandowski 27 goals
Both sides have won one meeting each this season, with Bayern Munich easing to a 4-0 home victory in the Bundesliga.
Dortmund did win the German Super Cup between the two earlier in the campaign though, with Sancho scoring one and assisting the other in a 2-0 victory.
Last five meetings (Bundesliga unless stated)
Bayern Munich 4 Borussia Dortmund 0 – 09/11/19
Borussia Dortmund 2 Bayern Munich 0 (Super Cup) – 03/08/19
Bayern Munich 5 Borussia Dortmund 0 – 06/04/19
Borussia Dortmund 3 Bayern Munich 2 – 10/11/18
Bayern Munich 6 Borussia Dortmund 0 – 31/03/18
Sancho is expected to come into the XI here, with either Julian Brandt or Thorgan Hazard dropping out.
Mats Hummels was forced off versus Wolfsburg on the weekend, however should be fit to face his former employers.
Jerome Boateng was another who suffered an injury on Saturday, but the Bayern defender is likely to be fine.
Thiago and Serge Gnabry didn’t start against Frankfurt due to small issues and both are doubts.
Expected starting XI’s
Borussia Dortmund (3-4-2-1): Burki; Piszczek, Hummels, Akanji; Hakimi, Dahoud, Can, Guerreiro; Sancho, Brandt; Haaland
Bayern Munich (4-2-3-1): Neuer; Pavard, Alaba, Boateng, Davies; Kimmich, Goretzka; Coman, Muller, Perisic; Lewandowski
Result: Draw (10/3 with Bet 365)
Correct Score: 2-2 (10/1 with 888 Sport)
Anytime Goalscorer: Robert Lewandowski (8/13 with 888 Sport)