Borussia Dortmund will be keen to keep their noses in front of Bayern Munich but face a tricky trip to RB Leipzig in the Bundesliga encounter at Red Bull Arena on Saturday.
Die Roten lost 4-0 to Frankfurt and 4-1 in the Champions League to Shakhtar Donetsk before coach Domenico Tedesco was relieved of his job and hired Marco Rose to take over.
Dortmund is coming into this fixture having won four out of five in the Bundesliga, with a clutching defeat from the jaws of victory against Bremen the only blip on the record book.
RB Leipzig and Borussia Dortmund have met 13 times in the past with home time triumphs on 4 occasions and two encounters ended in a stalemate.
Die Roten are undefeated in 9 of their last 10 home matches in the Bundesliga.
RB Leipzig has seen over 2.5 goals in their last 5 fixtures against Borussia Dortmund in all competitions.
The host has scored at least 2 goals in their last 3 home games in Bundesliga.
Borussia Dortmund won 7 matches against RB Leipzig but the Black and Yellow lost both Bundesliga meetings last season.
The visiting team has won 6 of their last 7 matches in the Bundesliga.
Borussia Dortmund and RB Leipzig’s last 5 encounters have seen both sides score each other.