Real Madrid vs Borussia Dortmund: What time does it start, what TV channel is it on, where can I watch it?

A look ahead to the Champions League fixture at the Santiago Bernabeu 

Charlie Doris
Wednesday 07 December 2016 18:02
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Who will claim top spot in Group F at the Bernabeu tonight?
Who will claim top spot in Group F at the Bernabeu tonight?

It’s a big game for…

Toni Kroos. The German World Cup winner is expected to make his return to the Madrid midfield after recovering from a foot injury and will need to be back at his free-flowing best if his side are to top Group F with a victory. The ex-Bayern man will be fired up and hoping to get one over on his former rivals.

Remember when…

Robert Lewandowski scored four goals against Madrid in just under an hour? The Pole delivered a striker's masterclass to put Dortmund in a commanding lead after the first leg of their Champions League semi-final clash against the Spaniards in 2013. Unsurprisingly, Dortmund went on to qualify for the final where they met Bayern Munich at Wembley.

Player to watch…

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang: The Dortmund striker is in red-hot form having scored eight goals in his last five games. The Bundesliga side will look to utilise him once again as their main focal point in attack and with Madrid expected to have most of the possession, the player's pace could prove vital for Dortmund on the break.

Past three-meetings…

Borussia Dortmund 2 (Aubameyang, Schurrle) Real Madrid 2 (Ronaldo, Varane), Champions League, 2016

Borussia Dortmund 2 (Reus 2) Real Madrid 0, Champions League quarter-final, 2014

Real Madrid 3 (Bale, Isco, Ronaldo) Borussia Dortmund 0, Champions League quarter-final, 2014

Predicted teams...

Real Madrid: Navas; Carvajal, Ramos, Varane, Marcelo; Kovacic, Casemiro, Modric; Vasquez, Benzema, Ronaldo.

Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller; Ginter, Papastathopoulos, Bartra; Piszczek, Schmelzer, Weigl, Castro; Dembele, Reus, Aubameyang.

Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang could be the man to make the difference for Dortmund

Form guide…

Real Madrid: DWWWWW

Borussia Dortmund: WLWWWW

Vital information…

Kick-off: Wednesday 7 December, 7:45pm, Santiago Bernabeu.

TV: Live on BT Sport ESPN.

Odds...

Real Madrid win: 17/20

Draw: 14/5

Borussia Dortmund win: 10/3

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