Dortmund are looking to keep up the chase for the top spot. Jadon Sancho, is already on 15 assists for the season, Marco Reus likely still sidelined with a thigh injury.

Schalke have not won in the Bundesliga since beating Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-0 on 17 January.

Line-ups

Dortmund: Bürki – Piszczek (c), Hummels, Akanji – Hakimi, Brandt, Delaney, Guerreiro – Sancho, Haaland, Hazard

Schalke: Schubert – Todibo, Sane, Nastasic – Kenny, McKennie, Serdar, Oczipka (c) – Harit – Burgstaller, Raman

  1. Dortmund won seven of their first eight Rückrunde matches.
  2. They had won four Bundesliga games in a row for the first time this season.
  3. Haaland and Sancho have scored more Bundesliga goals in 2020 (nine and five respectively) than the entire Schalke team (four).
  4. Schalke’s longest winless run under Wagner tallies to Seven Bundesliga matches.
  5. They have lost only one of their last eight derby meetings with Dortmund.

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