Borussia Dortmund vs FC Porto, Round of 32, Europa League 2015/16

Today we have the Europa League in our hands and it is Borussia Dortmund hosting FC Porto at the Signal Iduna Park for the Round of 32 matches. Borussia Dortmund plays in the German Bundesliga and are currently second on the table with 48 points in 21 games, eight points below Bayern Munich and 13 points above Bayer Leverkusen whereas FC Porto plays in the Portuguese Primeira Liga and is currently third on the table with 49 points in the 22 games played till now, three points below Benfica and seven points above Sporting Braga.



Result: 18-Feb – UEFA Europa League Round of 32, Game 1
Dortmund
2 – 0
FT
Porto

When



18th February 2016

23:30 (IST)

Where

Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany

Overview

After their horrible season, last season Borussia Dortmund was able to climb up on the table and was able to get their hands on the Europa League Qualifying where they played against Wolfsberger AC and beat them 6-0 on aggregate and then they played against Odds BK and beat them 11-5 on aggregate. Then they found themselves in group C of the group stages of the Europa League with FK Krasnodar, PAOK FC and FK Qabala where they finished second on the table with 10 points. In the league they have been playing their best and as a result, of that they are second on the table, in the last five league games they have won three against B. M’Gladbach by 1-3, against FC Ingolstadt by 2-0 and against Hannover 96 by 1-0, drew one against Hertha BSC and last one against FC Koln by 2-1. They played against Hannover 96 in their last game in the league where they won by 1-0 as Mkhitaryan scored in the 57th minute.

FC Porto plays in the Portuguese league and in the last five games in the league they have won three against Boavista by 0-5, against Maritimo by 1-0 and against Estoril Praia by 1-3 and lost two against Vitoria Guimaraes by 1-0 and against Benfica by 1-2.

 

Predicted Line-up

Borussia Dortmund

Burki, Piszczek, Subotic, Hummels, Schmelzer, Gundogan, Ginter, Kagawa, Mkhitaryan, Reus, Castro

FC Porto

Casillas, Indi, Awaziem, Lyun, Pereira, Andre, Danilo, Corona, Herrera, Brahimi, Aboubakar

Match Result Prediction

Both teams are strong and it will be a very tough competition.

Catch it Live on

You can watch it live on Ten Sports network.

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