Only twice have a team overturned a first-leg home defeat in the UEFA Champions League but Thomas Tuchel is convinced his side can become the third against a Monaco side who promise to attack.
- Mbappé scored twice as Monaco won first leg 3-2 in Germany
- Monaco unbeaten at home in Europe this season: W5 D1
- Fabinho suspended for hosts but Bakayoko back from ban
- Fit-again Reus could start for German visitors
- Monaco have scored 138 goals this season, BVB 97
Monaco: Subašić; Touré, Glik, Jemerson, Mendy; Bernardo Silva, Bakayoko, Moutinho, Lemar; Falcao, Mbappé.
Out: Fabinho (suspended), Sidibé (appendicitis), Boschilia (ankle), Carrillo (groin)
Misses next match if booked: Jemerson, Falcao, Germain, Lemar, Sidibé
Dortmund: Bürki; Piszczek, Papastathopoulos, Bender, Schmelzer; Weigl; Dembélé, Castro, Reus, Guerreiro; Aubameyang.
Out: Bartra (wrist), Götze (illness), Schürrle (Achilles)
Doubtful: Durm (muscular), Rode (unspecified)
Misses next match if booked: Ginter, Guerreiro, Papastathopoulos, Schmelzer
Leonardo Jardim, Monaco coach
Our team are used to playing a certain way and we won't change our DNA. Maybe we'll need to score to go through. We expect Dortmund to be much stronger than in the first leg. They have Castro and Reus back and they're two very important players for them.
Our minds have to stay on tomorrow's game. We're 90 minutes away from reaching the semis but our opponents are in the same situation. We need to approach this as we have all our Champions League matches this season.
Thomas Tuchel, Dortmund coach
We need to play well and I'm convinced we can do it. I have brought a quality squad here and we're capable of winning by two clear goals. We must find the balance between defence and attack.
We are an attacking side and we'll try to create as many chances as possible. Our trademark is scoring goals. What we must avoid is losing the ball as easily as we did for Monaco's third goal in the first leg. We will attack from the first minute until the 90th.
Monaco 2-1 Dijon (Dirar 69, Falcao 81; Varrault 42)
Radamel Falcao's set-piece prowess earned Ligue 1 leaders Monaco the points. Nabil Dirar pounced on the rebound after a free-kick from the Colombian, on as a substitute, had rattled the bar and hit the back of Dijon keeper Baptiste Reynet. Falcao perfected his aim 12 minutes later, curling a right-footed effort into the far corner.
Dortmund 3-1 Eintracht Frankfurt (Reus 2, Papastathopoulos 34, Aubameyang 86; Fabian 29)
Making his first appearance in almost six weeks after overcoming a hamstring injury, Marco Reus set Dortmund en route to a victory that consolidated fourth place in the German top flight. Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang's strike, his 26th of the campaign, drew him level with Lewandowski atop the Bundesliga scorers' chart.
Form guide (all competitions, most recent first)
Reporter's view: David Crossan (@UEFAcomDavidC)
Sitting on a one-goal advantage is not Monaco's style; to attempt to do so would be a mistake. Their strength is going forward, as evidenced by 138 goals scored in all competitions this season. Teenage sensation Kylian Mbappé will fancy adding to his first-leg double and Benjamin Mendy is back from injury to help contain Dortmund's rapid attack. However, Fabinho's suspension is a concern as the Brazilian provides balance. Should the visitors play as they did in the second half in Germany, there will be more than a few nerves at Stade Louis II.
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