PREVIEW & TIPS FOR Dortmund vs Hertha Berlin
Borussia Dortmund and Hertha Berlin play for Signal-Iduna-Park in a Bundesliga second-round matchup. The history of direct matches at this stage favors the home team, who in the last 5 matches won 2, drew 2 and lost 1. However, in the last match at this stadium on 08-02-2017, in a match for DFB Pokal, oo Borussia Dortmund only managed to get to the victory, by (3-2), in the tiebreak by penalties. The goals of the match were scored by M. Reus (47 ‘) for Borussia Dortmund and S. Kalou (27’) for Hertha Berlin.
Dortmund Team News
The home team arrive in this second round after a win in their debut, for Wolfsburg, by (0-3). Borussia Dortmund won 5, drew 1 and lost 4 of their last 10 home games for all competitions. Defensive solidity has not been his strong point, having conceded goals in 8 of the last 10 games, but his attack has scored regularly as he has scored goals in 8 of the last 10 games. In 15 games, only managed 2 turns on the scoreboard in the 7 games in which he suffered the first goal.
Dortmund vs Hertha Berlin Stats
The Borussia Dortmund team come to this motivated game after having won a great victory in the field of Wolfsburg, by 0-3: the goals were scored by Pulisic, Bartra and Aubameyang. In this game against their fans, coach Peter Bosz should keep the team in 4-3-3 with Aubameyang being the most offensive reference of the team. Götze and Castro are fundamental in the offensive maneuver of the team, being both owners of great vision of game. For this game the coach can not count on the contribution of Schürrle, Guerreiro, Marcos Reus and Bonmann, all injured.
Hertha Berlin Team News
The visiting team arrives in this second round after a victory in their debut, for Stuttgart, by (2-0). In the past 10 games as a visitor Hertha Berlin won 8 and lost 2. His attack has regularly scored, as he has scored goals in 9 of the last 10 matches.
Similar to her opponent, Hertha Berlin come to this game with a championship victory, beating Stuttgart 2-0 at home: Leckie scored goals from three points. Usually coach Pál Dárdai aligns an tactical offensive system, being in 4-4-2, where Ibisevic and Esswein are the most offensive references of the team. It is worth noting that Leckie is Hertha Berlin’s top scorer with 2 goals scored. For this game the coach can not count on Lazaro, Schieber, Klinsmann and Selke, all injured.