Malaga vs Borussia Dortmund: Probable Starting Lineup, Match Preview from Champions League

[ad#m1] The  Estadio La Rosaleda will host one of the most exciting matches of the 2013 Champions League, as the tournament’s debutantes, who are also the home side will play against the former champions and the previous season’s winner of the Bundesliga, Borussia Dortmund.

Both these teams have made miraculous progress in Europe this year and will hope to make it to the Semis.

Borussia’s star defender Mats Hummels is out of the team due to ankle ligaments injury.


Jurgen Klopp’s side are the only unbeaten team left in the Champions League this season. Juventus were another until they lost to Bayern Munich.

Malaga in their last five matches have got two wins, two losses and one draw whereas Borussia have got four wins and one loss in their past five encounters.

The Defence of Malaga and the attack of Borussia have both been on top form in the recent matches and considering the options on both the sides, they should continue to do the same.

The play makers to watch out for would be the Spanish attacking midfielder Isco in Malaga and the extraordinary polish striker Robert Lewandowski in Borussia Dortmund. Along with Gotze and Reus, of course.

Probable Starting Line ups

Malaga: Caballero; Gamez, Demichelis, Weligton, Antunes; Iturra, Toulalan, Joaquin, Baptista, Isco; Saviola

Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Santana, Subotic, Schmelzer; Gundogan, Sven Bender, Blaszczykowski, Gotze, Reus; Lewandowski

Two extremely experienced managers, two world class teams and thousands of fans and one more than heavenly match is all set to blow your minds.

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