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Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla: Haaland to haunt the Spaniards again?

Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla: Champions League
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The German giants are favorites to progress to the next round with the Spanish side having a mountain to climb in this match.

Tuesday night marks the return of the esteemed Champions League, and it brings with itself two high-quality fixtures: Juventus vs Porto & Borussia Dortmund vs Sevilla.

Here we cover the second one which will be hosted at Westfalenstadion and is scheduled to kick off at 21:00 CET.

The happier of the two sides going into the Round of 16 second-leg will be the hosts, who not only got away goals but also a win at the Ramon Sanchez-Pizjuan. The visitors, meanwhile, can calm themselves with the fact that they only lost by a one-goal margin.

Erling Haaland bagged a brace after Mahmoud Dahoud opened the scoring as BVB secured a 3-2 win in the first leg last month.

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BVB let slip a 2-0 lead to lose 4-2 against Bayern Munich at the weekend. It marked their ninth Bundesliga loss of the campaign, further dwindling their top-four hopes.

However, they have enough reasons to be optimistic going into tonight’s match. The Black & Yellows have won nine of their previous 14 European matches and were on a five-game unbeaten streak across all competitions prior to the Bayern defeat.

Also, they are unbeaten in their last seven home games in the competition.

The Spaniards also let slip a 2-0 first-leg lead against FC Barcelona and lost 2-1 in the second leg to get dumped out of the Copa del Rey last week.

Julen Lopetegui’s men then built on their misery by suffering a 2-1 defeat at the hands of lowly Elche on Saturday, which was their fourth loss in the last five games in all competitions.

The Europa League champions, though, can take confidence from the fact that they have been beaten just six times in 24 meetings with a German opposition in European competitions.

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The two teams have clashed thrice before and share a perfect record of a win apiece.

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The Black & Yellows have a long list of absentees. Jadon Sancho, Axel Witsel, Marcel Schmelzer, Raphael Guerreiro, Giovanni Reyna, and Manuel Akanji are all expected to miss out due to injuries.

The Red-Whites, meanwhile, will be only without the services of Aleix Vidal.

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