Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich: Bundesliga 2020-21 Preview and Prediction

The most anticipated clash in the Bundesliga sees Borussia Dortmund host Champions Bayern Munich at the Signal Iduna Park on 7th November 2020

Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich would be heading into this heavyweight clash level on points, with only goal difference separating the two sides. 

BVB boast a perfect home record this season with three wins out of three and are yet to concede a goal at home. 

Bayern on the other hand is in blistering form scoring goals at will both in the Bundesliga and the Champions League. They have scored 24 goals in just 6 games in the Bundesliga this season.

Last time out:

This would be the second meeting between the two sides this season, the first was a thrilling German Super Cup in which Bayern edged Dortmund 3-2.

Team News:

Borussia Dortmund

German International and former Bayern defender Matt Hummels are likely to miss this game with a muscle injury. 

Jadon Sancho was rested for their midweek Champions League game against Club Brugge, and he would be expected to get into the starting XI for this game.

The other absentees include Emre Can, Marcel Schmelzer and Dan-Axel Zagadou.

Borussia Dortmund probable line-up against Bayern Munich
Borussia Dortmund probable XI against Bayern Munich

Bayern Munich

The German & European Champions will be without their first choice centre back Niklas Sule and left back, Alphonso Davies for this game. 

However, the depth and quality of Bayern’s squad is such, having versatile players like Joshua Kimmich, David Alaba, and Javi Martinez who can play in multiple positions. 

Bayern Munich probable line-up against Borussia Dortmund
Bayern Munich probable XI against Borussia Dortmund

Head to Head: (Last 5 meetings)

Dortmund vs Bayern Last 5 meetings in all competitions

Key Battles:

Manuel Akanji vs Robert Lewandowski

Manuel Akanji & Robert Lewandowski stats for 2020-21 season
Manuel Akanji vs Robert Lewandowski

Erling Haaland vs David Alaba

Erling Haaland & David Alaba Stats for 2020-21 season
Erling Haaland vs David Alaba


Bayern have a tremendous away record, winning their last 12 out of 13 away games. If there is any team in the Bundesliga that can break the Bayern juggernaut, it is Borussia Dortmund. 

sportco prediction for Dortmund vs Bayern Munich game

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