BORUSSIA DORTMUND VS. HERTHA BSC

Hosts Borussia Dortmund will be hoping to make the most of home advantage when Hertha BSC arrive at Signal-Iduna-Park for a Bundesliga clash on Saturday.Borussia Dortmund are in sixth place on 39 points through 24 matches. Dortmund were defeated 4-2 in their last Bundesliga match at Allianz Arena against Bayern München, ending a three-match unbeaten streak (W2 D1 L0).Hertha BSC’s last league match saw them triumph 2-1 over Augsburg at home to end a nine-match winless streak, leaving them in 15th place on 21 points.The previous Bundesliga fixture between the teams saw Dortmund emerge victorious 5-2 at Olympiastadion Berlin in November. Erling Haaland led Dortmund with goals in the 47th, 49th, 62nd, and 79th minute. Raphael Guerreiro also found the net. Matheus Cunha led Hertha with two goals, netting in the 33rd and 79th minute.Dortmund have got the better of Hertha BSC of late, unbeaten in their last seven Bundesliga matches (W5 D2 L0). Hertha BSC are looking for their first league win in fixtures between the two clubs since March 2017. Dortmund have outscored Hertha 16-8 during their unbeaten streak.Haaland has been a game-changer for Dortmund this season. He leads the club with 19 goals, which is tied for the second highest in the league in 2020/2021.Hertha BSC’s leading lights in attack have been Krzysztof Piatek, Cunha, and Jhon Córdoba, who have scored six, six, and five times, respectively.On home soil this season, Dortmund have six wins, two draws, and three losses in 11 Bundesliga contests. Dortmund are looking to extend a five-match home unbeaten streak (W3 D2 L0) dating to January 3 against Wolfsburg. In league matches on the road this season, Hertha BSC have two wins, four draws, and six losses. Hertha will be out to end an eight-match away winless streak (W0 D4 L4). The last time they earned a win away was November 2020 against Augsburg.In their last six league matches, Dortmund have won three, drawn one and lost two. Hertha BSC, meanwhile, have won one, drawn one and lost four in their last six.THE FORM GUIDE (League form this season):BV Borussia 09 Dortmund: LWWDLWHertha BSC: WLLDLLHEAD-TO-HEAD RECORD (Any comp):BV Borussia 09 Dortmund: 34Draw: 19Hertha BSC: 18LAST TIME THEY MET:date: November 21, 2020competition: Bundesligascore: 5:2TOP LEAGUE SCORERS:BV Borussia 09 Dortmund: Erling Haaland (19), Jadon Sancho (6), Raphael Guerreiro (3)Hertha BSC: Krzysztof Piatek (6), Matheus Cunha (6), Jhon Córdoba (5)UP NEXT (League only):BV Borussia 09 Dortmund: Köln v DortmundHertha BSC: Hertha BSC v Bayer Leverkusen

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