Ahead of the match at Signal Iduna Park, 4:30pm (GM +1), let's look at Borussia Dortmund Team News, their recent Forms and Meetings with Union Berlin, likely formations to be deployed by Marcos Rose and Predicted Match Result.
Borussia Dortmund Team Updates
Julian Brandt sustained an injury in the match against Besiktas on Wednesday. Giovanni Reyna is also out, while Thorgan Hazard is back to full training after another injury layoff. Mats Hummels is available to start despite been substituted in the Midweek game, while Dan-Axel Zagadou is recovering quick. However, Marcos Rose have other options to make a strong starting XI.
Recent Meetings In This Fixture And Forms
The last two meetings between these two teams at Signal Iduna Park have ended in victories for Borussia Dortmund.
Source: LiveScore News
After losing their second Bundesliga match of the season at Freiburg, Marcos Rose and his men are on three games winning streak in all competitions and will be hoping to make it a fourth with Union Berlin's visit.
For Union Berlin, they are unbeaten in Bundesliga, winning once and drawing three(3) to sit 6th in the league table with 6 points. They lost in the inaugural Europa Conference league against Slavia Prague on Thursday, conceding 3 goals in the process.
Borussia Dortmund Available Squad
GoalKeepers: Kobel, L. Unbehaun.
Defenders: Meunier, Akanji, Hummels, Guerreiro, Marin Pongracic.
Midfielders: Bellingham, Witsel, Dahoud, Marco Reus, Reinier.
Forwards: Erling Haaland, Donyell Malen, Thorgan Hazard, Youssoufa Moukoko, Ansgar Knauff, Marius Wolf.
Borussia Dortmund Predicted Line Up Against Union Berlin
Marcos Rose started a 4-3-3 and 4-3-1-2 formations this season depending on his opponents. Against a very strong Union Berlin, he is likely to opt for a 4-3-1-2 formation he used in the midweek against Besiktas.
At the back four, Mats Hummels is likely to partner Akanji, while Meunier and Guerreiro completes the right and left side defence respectively. In the midfield, the trio of Bellingham, Witsel and Dahoud is likely to start, while Marco Reus starts in the No.10 role. Upfront, Erling Haaland and either Moukoko or Malen is likely to start. Kobel is likely to retain his spot between the sticks.
Borussia Dortmund 4-2-3-1 Formation
Borussia Dortmund 4-3-3 Formation
Predicted Match Result
Based on recent performances, both teams have the chance of snatching all three points. However, Borussia Dortmund is more likely to win by 3-1.
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