Champions League Preview: Anderlecht vs. Borussia Dortmund

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Updated: September 29, 2014
Borussia Dortmund- Champions League

Match Date: 01 October 2014 (local time)

Venue: Constant Vanden Stock Stadium

 

Borussia Dortmund is left with the sole option to win its upcoming match against Anderlecht in Belgium. It has been a long time since the two first met, thus, it is only fitting to expect an explosive encounter between the 2. This is most especially true for the Borussian side. The club continues to struggle in the domestic league and winning the game is one of their few chances in reclaiming redemption.

 

The contenders

Anderlecht

Anderlecht has very little to worry in terms of its performance in the domestic league. The club continues to dominate. This in return, gives them the privilege to focus in the European tournament.

 

Prior to the Borussian encounter, the squad has already earned a point after forcing a draw against Galatasaray. Should they win in the upcoming match, the Belgian outfit shall be propelled on the top spot of its Champions League group.

 

Borussia Dortmund

Although Dortmund made a strong start via beating Arsenal, its performance in the Bundesliga has not been too impressive. The squad has been plagued by a series of losses and draws, which prevent them from climbing the top spot of the Bundesliga table.

 

Considering its unfortunate situation, many are hoping that Dortmund will soon rise and gain redemption from its struggling domestic form.

 

Possible head turners

Expect another stellar performance from striker Ciro Immobile. The former Torino poacher finally got the hang of Bundesliga’s playing style and has been delivering results for the online betting favorite, Borussia Dortmund.

 

Prediction

Anderlecht 1-2 Borussia Dortmund

 

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