It’s probably the biggest desire for Ciro Immobile to start in his home town against Juventus, but last year’s Serie A top scorer will probably be disappointed, reading the team sheet. Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri has emphasized the importance of a clean sheet and his side will try to make sure to control the match in Dortmund’s half, as good as they can.
Jürgen Klopp will make sure that the duo, that provided the magic upfront in recent games will be united once again. Marco Reus and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang have chipped in 7 out of Dortmund’s 10 goals in 2015. Though there will hopefully be some rotation ahead of the looming Revierderby. Jakub Blaszczykowski should replace Kevin Kampl and bring a bit more experience and stability into the side. Mats Hummels is fit again, so the captain will surely feature instead of either Subotic or Sokratis – we’re going for Subotic.
And most interestingly, Sven Bender or Sebastian Kehl might return into defensive midfield. Of course, there are hardly any automatism since both defensive midfielders are yet to feature in 2015, but Borussia Dortmund need to add some tackling prowess to their CM. Hard to predict which combination Klopp will pick, so here is our provisional lineup: