T-minus 1 day.
We're getting close fellas, reaaally close...
- Who's in, who's out - Bayern
Word on the street is Arjen Robben and Arturo Vidal might miss Der Klassiker. Both came back banged up from their national team duties. Vidal picked up a knock in the WC-qualifier against Colombia and to make matters worse he still insisted on playing a few days later against Uruguay which aggravated the injury.
Robben had to be subbed off against Luxembourg and hasn't resumed team training with Bayern. With Thomas Müller and Joshua Kimmich they have two "replacements" ready that aren't much worse but it would still be an impairment for them.
- Who's in, who's out - Dortmund
Good news! Dortmund are the healthiest they've been all season. Marco Reus will definitely be in the squad tomorrow and some rumblings in Germany even suggest he might start. We'll see if that's just wishful thinking or if Thomas Tuchel is actually crazy enough to start him.
Our captain, Marcel Schmelzer, is also back and in all likelihood he'll be ready to start. This would be immensely important, since he's a better defender than Guerreiro and it would allow Tuchel to move the young Portuguese international into central midfield next to Weigl where he's fared much better at the start of the season.
Daily Buzz: I wanna hear your favorite Der Klassiker moments?
Mine came in the first championship season under Klopp in 2011. It was in the Rückrunde and everyone expected Bayern to win at home. Sahin had other plans though. After Barrios opened for Dortmund and Luiz Gustavo equalized for Bayern, Sahin immediately put BVB back in front with a beautiful strike from outside the box. Bayern couldn't recover and lost 1-3 at home, the Championship was basically over at that point.