Borussia Dortmund heads into the Bundesliga second matchday with a trip to Augsburg after an impressive win at home last weekend to visiting Borussia Monchengladbach.
Jude Bellingham, Erling Braut Haaland and Jadon Sancho as well Giovanni Reyna made the headlines last week and are expected to light up the day in Augsburg on Saturday.
The squad revealed by Coach Lucien Favre includes Manuel Akanji, Jadon Sancho, Jude Bellingham while notable omission from the squad was Thorgan Hazard who picked up a knock during last weekend’s clash with Monchengladbach.
Borussia Dortmund squad Bürki – Can, Hummels, Akanji – Witsel – Meunier, Reyna, Bellingham, Passlack, Guerreiro, Sancho, Haaland, Hitz, Delaney, Dahoud, Reus, Guerreiro, Brandt, Reinier, Piszczek, Wolf.
Injured / unavailable: Hazard (muscle tear), Morey, Schulz (both lacking match fitness), Zagadou (knee injury), Schmelzer (rehab after a knee injury), Raschl (ligament injury).
Dortmund would have a complete squad for the remaining part of the season. But recent reports suggest Manchester United already launched a last-minute bid for star man Jadon Sancho valued in the region of 100 million euros to be paid in batches.
Bayern Munich, league defending Champions also got up on a good start with an unexpected bashing of Schalke 04 at the Allianz Arena.
Dortmund, Leipzig, Monchengladbach, Hertha Berlin are expected to continue with their impressive form.