In Lisbon, at the Jose Alvalade stadium, Sporting will play against Borussia Dortmund in the 5th round of the Champions League group stage.
At the end of last season , Sporting became the champion of Portugal after a long break, thanks to which they directly entered the main stage of the Champions League.
After four rounds of the group stage, the club from Lisbon scored six points, with which they are in third and have good chances of reaching the next round, since the second line is inferior only in additional indicators.
The “lions” started in this tournament with two losses in a row, alternately losing at home to “Ajax” 1: 5 and away to the upcoming opponent 0: 1. After that, they defeated Besiktas twice – 4: 1 on the road and 4: 0 at home.
Sporting is approaching this meeting with a 9-match winning streak in all tournaments. At the same time, in five matches in this segment, they were able to keep their gates locked.
At the “Borussia” in the account are also six points after four rounds, but the German team goes above the line because of the best additional indicators.
In the first two rounds of this tournament, Marco Rose’s team alternately beat Besiktas 2: 1 away and 1: 0 Sporting in their arena. However, after the “bumblebee” in the Champions League only lost.
At first, Dortmund failed in Amsterdam, losing to Ajax with a score of 0: 4, after which they lost to the Netherlands at home 1: 3, however, playing most of the match in the minority.
Over the weekend, Borussia broke a streak of two defeats by beating Stuttgart 2-1 at home in the German championship, where they are in second place, slightly behind the leader.
These clubs held three meetings between themselves, all of which were won by Borussia – 2: 1 and twice 1: 0.
Forecast and rate
In this fight, 1xbet app download for android give preference to guests. On the victory of “Borussia” is offered – 2.41.
Sporting’s victories are given – 2.91 , the draw is estimated – at 3.74.
As they say, the game will be for six points, and first of all it will be important for the teams to play reliably in defense. Therefore, we do not expect a scoring extravaganza from this game. And besides, these clubs do not play very well among themselves.