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Match facts: Dortmund v Olympiacos

Published: Saturday 29 October 2011, 21.45CET
Match facts: Dortmund v Olympiacos
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Published: Saturday 29 October 2011, 21.45CET

Match facts: Dortmund v Olympiacos


UEFA milestones
• Dortmund have conceded 96 European Cup goals.

UEFA Champions League statistics
• Marcel Schmelzer's next yellow card will incur a ban.

Latest domestic information
Saturday 29 October: VfB Stuttgart 1-1 Borussia Dortmund (Tasci 22; Piszczek 45+1)
Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Subotić, Hummels, Schmelzer; Bender (Leitner 46), Kehl; Götze, Kagawa, Perišić (Grosskreutz 76); Lewandowski (Barrios 72)

• Łukasz Piszczek scored the Schwarzgelben's 1,000th away goal in the top flight as Dortmund's run of four successive Bundesliga wins ended.

• Robert Lewandowski, who struck the first hat-trick of his professional career when Dortmund beat FC Augsburg 4-0 on 1 October, has scored nine goals in his last eight matches for club and country.

• Dortmund recorded their biggest win in 13 months when they beat 1. FC Köln 5-0 on 22 October. Schmelzer registered his first career goal and Sebastian Kehl scored for the first time since 16 May 2009.

• Lewandowski and Mario Götze were on target as Dortmund overcame SG Dynamo Dresden 2-0 in the German Cup second round on 25 October. Goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak made his first appearance of the season.

• Dortmund's 2-1 defeat by Hertha BSC Berlin on 10 September ended their 18-match unbeaten run at home, stretching back to a 1-0 loss to Sevilla FC on 30 September 2010.

• Four-time winners Dortmund suffered their first German Super Cup loss on 23 July, going down 4-3 on penalties against FC Schalke 04 following a 0-0 draw in Gelsenkirchen.

Injury news
• Lucas Barrios, out since 14 October with a back problem, came on as a substitute against Dynamo and Stuttgart.

• Patrick Owomoyela (adductors) has been sidelined since 14 October, when he scored against SV Werder Bremen on his only appearance this term.

• Mohamed Zidan has not played since matchday one because of a thigh injury, although he featured for the reserves on Saturday.

• Marvin Bakalorz has not played this term due to an Achilles injury but appeared for the reserves four times in October.

• Julian Koch, out with knee ligament damage since February, is not in Dortmund's UEFA Champions League squad.

• İlkay Gündoğan made his Germany debut as a late substitute in the 3-1 win against Belgium on 11 October.

• Ivan Perišić is likely to be on duty on 11 and 15 November when Croatia face Turkey in the UEFA EURO 2012 play-offs.


UEFA milestones
• None

UEFA Champions League statistics
• None

Latest domestic information
Saturday 29 October: Olympiacos FC 2-2 OFI Crete FC (Djebbour 45+1, Mirallas 62; Mantzios 74, Georgiou 77)
Costanzo; Maniatis, Mellberg, Marcano, Holebas; Orbaiz (Modesto 70), Makoun (Pantelić 80); Abdoun (Ibagaza 46), Fetfatzidis, Mirallas; Djebbour

• Having enjoyed a 100% record at the Georgios Karaiskakis Stadium last term, Saturday's draw ended Olympiacos's run of 17 consecutive home league wins.

• Rafik Djebbour has scored four goals in Olympiacos's last three games in all competitions.

• Olympiacos kept their only clean sheet in nine games this season when they won 3-0 at Panionios GSS on 23 October. It was Ernesto Valverde's 50th league victory in 65 games as coach of the Piraeus outfit.

• Franco Costanzo and José Holebas have played every minute of Olympiacos's nine matches this term.

• For the first time in Super League history Olympiacos finished with a side made up entirely of non-Greek players when they kicked off their league campaign with a 2-1 win against Xanthi FC on 18 September.

• Olympiacos's opening two Super League matches were postponed after the teams they were scheduled to face, FC Kavala and Olympiacos Volou FC, were relegated to the fourth tier.

• Marko Pantelić has scored in ten games since arriving from AFC Ajax in summer 2010; Olympiacos have won all of them.

Injury news
• Avraam Papadopoulos (flu) and Ljubomir Fejsa were unused substitutes against OFI, the latter having been out since he suffered an ankle injury in Serbia's 1-1 draw with Italy on 7 October.

• David Fuster has not featured since fracturing his rib against AEK Athens FC on 15 October.

• Vassilis Torossidis is still out with a rib injury suffered in the first half of Greece's 2-0 defeat of Croatia on 7 October, although he has been included in the squad for the Dortmund game after passing a fitness test.

• Francisco Yeste had surgery on his left knee on 2 October and is expected to be out until mid-November.

• Former Olympiacos favourite Leonidas Andrianopoulos died aged 100 on 25 October. A left-winger and Greek international, he was one of five Piraeus-born brothers who played for the club in its early existence.

• On 3 October, Olympiacos announced the signing of full-back Giannis Zaradoukas and midfielder Vicente Monje on two-year deals after the pair were released by Olympiacos Volou.

Last updated: 31/10/11 18.02CET

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