Our prediction for this Bundesliga match:
Despite failing to impress in Wednesday’s Champions League game against Sporting Lisbon, Borussia Dortmund eventually picked up all three points from the match. The Millionaires booked their place in the knockout stages of the elite competition, but they have been playing below expectations in Bundesliga of late. It has to be noted, though, that coach Thomas Tuchel has been having a number of injury worries this season and that is the main reason why Borussia Dortmund are on a four-game winless run in the German top flight. Their next rivals Hamburger are eyeing their first home win of the season and seeing that both teams are desperate to pick up all three points from Saturday’s football match, we predict that fans will see goals galore at Volksparkstadion. You should have in mind that seven goals were scored in previous two meetings between Hamburger and Borussia Dortmund in Bundesliga.
Highlighted Player (Johan Djourou):
Johan Djorou is a former Arsenal defender who plays for Hamburg in Bundesliga. Djorou was born on 18 January, 1987 and he started his youth career at Etoile Carouge. On 1 August, 2003 he joined Arsenal and he made his first senior start for the Gunners in a 3-1 win over Everton in the League cup. Djourou made 86 league appearances for Arsenal, scoring only one goal for the capital club. After spending several seasons on loan at Birmingham City, Hannover and Hamburg, he signed a permanent deal with die Rothosen in April 2014. The Swiss defender played 13 games for Hamburg in the 2015/2016 Bundesliga campaign. Speaking of his international career, Djourou, who was born in Abidjan, Ivory Coast, decided to represent Switzerland on the international stage and he made his debut for the Rossocrociati on 1 March 2006, against Scotland. Djorou represented Switzerland at Euro 2016, but he had been left out of the Switzerland 2010 FIFA World Cup squad.
Highlighted Team (Borussia Dortmund):
1909 by eighteen footballers from Dortmund. Die Schwarzgelben (The Black and Yellows) play their home games at Signal Iduna Park, but the stadium’s original name is Westfalenstadion. The capacity of Borussia’s home ground is 81,539 and it has to be noted that the stadium was opened in 1974. BVB have the highest average attendance in the world of football.
Borussia Dortmund have won eight Bundesliga trophies, while clinching the German Cup title three times.
However, the club’s biggest success came in 1997 when they outplayed Juventus in the Champions League final. Karl-Heinz Riedle scored a brace for BVB in the 3-1 win over Juve, with Lars Ricken finding the net in the title game as well. Borussia’s biggest rivals are Schalke 04 and the two teams square off against each other in the Revierderby.