German giants Borussia Dortmund entertains Werder Bremen in the DFB Pokal Cup both siders keen to bag the crucial cup victory to advance to next stage of the Cup competition in an encounter in which Borussia Dortmund appear favorites on paper.
Borussia Dortmund will be banking on their native home support to get the job done and sink the visiting Werder Bremen side as they continue to chase a domestic double this season.
Lucien Havre charges head into the match hoping to bounce back from their 1-1 away draw to Einchart Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga and get back to winning ways in what will prove to be a tricky encounter.
The Bundesliga leaders head into the encounter in fine form winning four of their last five matches save for one draw to Werder Bremen and emerge victorious over their visitors.
Werder Bremen travels to face Borussia Dortmund hoping to stage an upset and sneak away with crucial cup victory and down the lethal Borussia Dortmund side.
Werder will be keen to make a statement win in what appears unlikely against the formidable German giants.
The visitors head into the match inconsistent form despite remaining unbeaten in their last five matches managing two wins and registered three draws in the other matches.
The visitors will be keen to bounce back from their 1-1 frustrating draw against Nurnberg away from home and get the job and return to winning ways.
The home side will be counting on lethal German playmaker Marco Reus to get the job done against the visitors who will be keen to hit the hosts on the break.
Head to Head
Borussia Dortmund has won four of the last five matches between the sides with one of the matches ending in a draw.
Borussia Dortmund win