Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Ruhr derby

Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time and team news for Ruhr derby

December 8, 2018 0 By Today news

BORUSSIA DORTMUND make the short trip to local rivals Schalke, looking to extend their unbeaten run in Bundesliga.

Lucien Favre’s men head into the Revierderby leading by seven points from Borussia Monchengladbach – while the Royal Blues are just five points from bottom.

Jadon Sancho – who four goals and six assists in Bundesliga this season – will be expected to start as Dortmund suffer a host of injuries
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When does Schalke vs Borussia Dortmund kick off?

This Bundesliga clash will take place on Saturday, December 8.

It will kick off at 2.30pm.

The first Ruhr derby of the season will be held at Veltins-Arena.


Which TV channel is it on and can I live stream it?

Unfortunately, this match will not be shown live on UK television, due to the UK television blackout on football.

What is the team news?

Borussia Dortmund have quite the list of injuries, with first-teamers Manuel Akanji, Dan-Axel Zagadou, Marco Reus and Christian Pulisic all sidelined.

Marius Wolf is also absent with a knee injury – but Marcel Schmelzer is back in training.

Meanwhile, Schalke have Sascha Riether, Cedric Teuchert and Mark Uth among those in the treatment room.

Steven Skrzybski and Breel Embolo will also be missing for the hosts.