Gundogan & Sahin expected to start against Juventus

Gundogan & Sahin expected to start against Juventus [divider]

Turkish international Nuri Şahin and German international of Turkish origin Ilkay Gündoğan are both expected to start for Borussia Dortmund against Juventus in the Champions League 16 tie tonight.

Dortmund will be without Grosskreutz due to a thigh injury and Kehl, Durm and Kampl are all doubts.

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Juventus will be without Marrone who is out with a thigh injury and Barzagli as well as Matri are both doubts.

Dortmund have moved up into 12th place in the Bundesliga after three consecutive wins.

Juventus are currently first in the Serie A, nine points clear at the top.

The Italian giants have not however, made it past this stage of the competition since the 2002-03.

Dortmund beat Juventus 3-1 in the 1996-97 Champions League final in Munich the last time thestwo sides met.

Expected Starting Lineups: 

Dortmund: Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Sokratis, Hummels, Schmelzer; Şahin, Gündoğan; Błaszczykowski, Kagawa, Reus; Aubameyang.

Juventus: Buffon; Lichtsteiner, Bonucci, Chiellini, Evra; Pogba, Pirlo, Marchisio; Vidal; Tevéz, Morata.