Haaland fit to lead Dortmund attack against Sevilla

Erling Braut Haaland, who had actually been a doubt with an ankle injury, remained in the Borussia Dortmund line-up for their Champions League last-16, second-leg house video game versus Sevilla on Tuesday.

The Norwegian netted two times when Dortmund won the very first leg 3-2 in Sevilla on February 17, however came off with a cut ankle after scoring two times in a 4-2 defeat at Bayern Munich last Saturday.

Haaland, who has actually scored 18 objectives in his very first 13 Champions League video games, on Tuesday formed a three-man attack with wingers Marco Reus and Thorgan Danger.

There was no location for England winger Jadon Sancho or left-back Raphael Guerreiro who both missed out on the defeat at Bayern with injuries.

Both Sevilla goalkeeper Yassine Bounou and centre-back Jules Kounde were passed fit to play and they are amongst the 9 modifications head coach Julen Lopetegui made from Saturday’s 2-1 Liga defeat at Elche.

The only 2 gamers who keep their beginning locations were captain Jesus Navas and forward Lucas Ocampos.

Both Ocampos and his fellow Argentinian Marcos Acuna missed out on the very first leg-defeat and will provide Sevilla choices in attack from the flanks.

Beginning line-ups:

Borussia Dortmund (4-3-3)

Marwin Hitz; Mateu Morey, Emre Can, Mats Hummels, Nico Schulz; Mahmoud Dahoud, Thomas Delaney, Jude Bellingham; Marco Reus (capt), Erling Braut Haaland, Thorgan Danger

Coach: Edin Terzic (GER)

Sevilla (4-3-3)

Yassine Bounou; Jesus Navas (capt), Jules Kounde, Diego Carlos, Marcos Acuna; Joan Jordan, Fernando, Oscar Rodriguez; Suso, Youssef En-Nesyri, Lucas Ocampos

Coach: Julen Lopetegui (ESP)

Referee: Cuneyt Cakir (TUR)


Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.