Three points for the redemption and to continue hoping for the title of German Champion, in the event of a definitive stop goodbye to dreams of glory. The Borussia Dortrmund by Lucian Favre is at a crucial junction in its season, on the occasion of the postponement of the 29th day of the Bundesliga, scheduled at 18 at the Benteler Arena in Paderborn against Steffen’s hosts Baumgart, tail light of the championship. After the two victories against Schalke and Wolfsburg, in fact, which led the count to six hits in a row, the Gialloneri gave away at home in “Der Klassiker” against Bayern Munich, played Tuesday: the Bavarians, victorious in goleada at the Allianz Arena yesterday against Fortuna Dusseldorf, now they lead the ranking with a conspicuous +7, when there are only six days left. Dortmund must also beware of the pursuers, with Leipzig at -2 and Monchengladbach and Leverkusen at -4: to do so, trust young Jideon Sancho, 14 goals so far, lined up in attack with Hazard and Brandt, while the jewel Erling Haaland goes to the stands for a knee problem. For their part, the hosts of the Paderborn, dry of victories from 9 games (5 defeats and 4 even), seek points to get closer to the playout, 8 lengths away, and direct salvation, 9 lengths. In the first leg, the fireworks 3-3 draw at Signal Iduna Park. OFFICIAL FORMATIONS:
Paderborn (3-5-2): Zingerle; Strohdiek, Hunemeier, Schonlau; Drager, Antwi-Adjej, Vasiliadis, Holtmann, Collins; Mamba, Srbeny.
Borussia Dortmund (3-4-3): Burki; Piszczek, Hummels, Akanji; Hakimi, Delaney, Can, Guerreiro; Sancho, Hazard, Brandt.