Borussia Dortmund 96-97 Squad
Borussia Dortmund v Shakhtar Donetsk Football Match – 05.03.2013 – UEFA Champions League Match Preview, Prediction and Squad Information, Stats
Borussia Dortmund v Shakhtar Donestk football match will be in 05.03.2013 at Dortmund, Germany for UEFA Champions League match. Borussia Dortmund got a draw against Shakhtar with 2-2 score in first leg of this round and they got score and goal advantage with that match. Getting a draw in an away match is always gives advantages for second leg. Borussia Dortmund has lost against Bayern Munich in German Cup and now there is only Champions League for Borussia Dortmund. Bourssia Dortmund has won Champions League at 96-97 season. It was their only success at Champions League and they want to win title in Champions League too but their the most valuable player Marco Reus won’t be in squad against Shakhtar Donetsk cause he had too many yellow cards in Champions League. Marco Reus is important footballer for Borussia Dortmund and he has saved Borussia Dortmund many times with his goals at league and Europe. His absense making me consider about match result. Patrick Owomeyela is also injured and he won’t be at Borussia Dortmund squad too. He is a substitute player in Borussia Dortmund and I don’t think that his absense will affect teams performance. Borussia Dortmund has beaten giants in their home. They have beaten Real Madrid, Ajax and Manchester City at home this year. They have scored 4 goals and conceded 1 goals at their last 3 home matches in Champions League. Their head coach Jurgen Klopp is a successful manager and he may bring Champions League title to Dortmund one more time. It’s not impossible for them.
Shakhtar Donetsk is one of the dangerous teams of Europe. They can get surprising results in Europe matches everytime and they are the best team of Ukraine certainly. If Borussia Dortmund disdains them in this match, they may get a result at Dormund and they turn back their home happy. I don’t think that Borussia Dortmund will take that match easy.Shakhtar Donetsk has lost an important advantage against Borussia Dortmund and they have concede a goal last minutes of match while they were leading match with 2-1 score. Now the things will be harder for Shakhtar Donetsk time. They will attack to Borussia Dortmund goal for win to match. Otherwise 1-1 and 0-0 scores won’t be enough for them to promote Quarter-Final at Champions League. Mircea Lucescu is a good tactical manager. I have watched his teams for years. I believe he has plans against Borussia Dortmund. They have a good squad, good facilities and good supporters in Ukraine and they still believe that they can beat Borussia Dortmund at Dortmund. They have no injured nor banned player at their squad at the moment. Armenian offensive midfielder Heinrikh Mkhitaryan is the most valuable player of Shakhtar Donetsk squad and he is in form. He has scored 18 goal and made 7 assists in 18 matches in the league. He already scored 2 goals in Champions League in 7 matches. Shakhtar Donetsk managed to get 1 win, 1 draw and 1 lose in their last 3 away matches in Champions League. They have beaten Nordsjaelland, got draw against Juventus and lost against Chelse at away matches. They used to promote from Group stages in champions league but they couldn’t go on after group stages.Shakhtar Donetsk couldn’t still win title at Champions League but they have won UEFA Cup title in 2009.
HEAD TO HEAD STATISTICS
Borussia Dortmund v Shakhtar Donetsk
Number of Matches:3
Shakhtar Donetsk Wins:0
Borussia Dortmund Wins:2
Shakhtar Donetsk Scores:3
Borussia Dortmund Scores:7
THE MATCH WILL BEGIN AT 19:45 with GMT
Match Prediction: Borussia Dortmund Wins, 4-6 goals at match