Borussia Dortmund vs Hoffenheim Preview: How to Watch on TV, Live Stream, Kick Off Time & Team News

Andrej Kramaric
Hoffenheim claimed a 2-1 victory in the reverse fixture in December | TF-Images/Getty Images

Lucien Favre's Borussia Dortmund side host Hoffenheim at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday afternoon, as the Bundesliga season comes to a conclusion.

Second placed Dortmund have already secured their position in the league and are fresh off the back of an Erling Haaland inspired victory over RB Leipzig - albeit rivals Bayern Munich have already secured the title.

As for Hoffenheim, their recent clash saw them run out comfortable 4-0 winners over 1. FC Union Berlin. In the pair's previous clash earlier this season, Die Kraichgauer took the spoils, claiming a 2-1 victory after a late comeback.

Here's 90min's preview of the game.

Where to Watch

When Is Kick Off? Saturday 26 June
What Time Is Kick Off? 14:30 (BST)
Where Is It Played? Signal Iduna Park
TV Channel/ Live Stream? BT Sport (UK)

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Team News

The home side will be without a number of star names through injury, including Manuel Akanji, Thomas Delaney and experienced winger Marco Reus.

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Emre Can picked up a yellow card in last weekend's fixture, ruling him out of Saturday's clash | Maja Hitij/Getty Images

The match will also most likely see Mario Gotze take to the field in his last game for the club, while former Liverpool man Emre Can misses out through suspension.

For the away side, interim boss Matthias Kaltenbach will be without long-term absentee Ishak Belfodil, while winger Sargi Adamyan is also expected to miss the match as he continues to recover from a recent injury.

Predicted Lineups

Borussia Dortmund: Burki; Hummels, Piszczek, Zagadou; Morey, Witsel, Brandt, Guerreiro; Hazard, Sancho, Haaland.

Hoffenheim: Baumann; Bicakcic, Posch, Hubner; Grillitsch, Kaderábek, Geiger, Kramaric, Skov; Dabour, Bebou.

Recent Form

Die Borussen have been in impressive Bundesliga form since things got underway again, including a 6-1 hammering of bottom side Paderborn.

That being said, losses to both Bayern and Mainz put paid to their title ambitions as their imperious rivals wrapped up an eighth successive Bundesliga title.

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Norwegian forward Erling Haland bagged a brace last time out | Maja Hitij/Getty Images

As for Hoffenheim, they will be looking to secure passage into the Europa League next season, with a good run of form seeing them claim three victories in their last five fixtures.

Here's a look at both side's recent form:

Borussia Dortmund

RB Leipzig 2-0 Borussia Dortmund (20/06)
Borussia Dortmund 0-2 Mainz (17/06)
Fortuna Dusseldorf 0-1 Borussia Dortmund (13/06)
Borussia Dortmund 1-0 Hertha Berlin (06/06)
Paderborn 1-6 Borussia Dortmund (31/05)

Hoffenheim

Hoffenheim 4-0 Union Berlin (20/06)
FC Augsburg 1-3 Hoffenheim (17/06)
Hoffenheim 0-2 RB Leipzig (12/06)
Fortuna Dusseldorf 2-2 Hoffenheim (06/06)
Mainz 0-1 Hoffenheim (30/05)

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Prediction

With Dortmund set to field a weakened side due to injury, Hoffenheim may fancy pulling off a final day surprise win - which would give them a league double over Favre's side. Add to that the uncertainty over the futures of a number of the home side's key men - including Jadon Sancho and Achraf Hakimi - and their may well be a surprise in store on Saturday.

Mats Julian Hummels
Hummels has been a calming presence at the back since his return to Signal Iduna Park | Maja Hitij/Getty Images

That being said, Dortmund's firepower is enough trouble any defence, while a rejuvenated Mats Hummels at the back could be a catalyst for a solid defensive display.

Despite some notable end of season distractions, expect this to be a good game - with Dortmund's quality perhaps getting them over the line.

Prediction: Borussia Dortmund 2-1 Hoffenheim