All the matchday info
Borussia Dortmund are set to host Chelsea at SIGNAL IDUNA PARK in the last 16 of the UEFA Champions League on Wednesday. Kick-off is scheduled for 21:00 CET. We have compiled all the info for you in the usual compact format. This page will be updated if there is any news.
Referee: a Spaniard in charge
Jesús Gil Manzano will officiate the match. The 39-year-old Spaniard will be assisted by linesmen Diego Barbero and Ángel Nevado. Another Spaniard, Alejandro Hernández, will act as video assistant. Manzano has previously taken charge of two matches involving BVB: a Europa League match in Bergamo in February 2018 (a 1-1 draw with Atalanta) and a Champions League match away in Amsterdam last season (a 4-0 defeat to Ajax).
Tickets: 4,000 fans from London
SIGNAL IDUNA PARK will be at full capacity, with 81,365 spectators. Chelsea have taken up the entirety of the available away allocation (five percent of the stadium capacity). The away fans will be placed in blocks 8, 60, 61 (standing) and 70, 75 (seated).
Live broadcast: DAZN and Netradio
The match will be broadcast live on DAZN. Laura Wontorra will present the coverage, Michael Ballack will be providing his expert opinion and Uli Hebel is on commentary duty. The BVB Net Radio will give you the Black & Yellow take from 20:40 CET, with the usual suspects Norbert Dickel and Boris Rupert on the mic. Match highlights as well as the press conference and match reactions will be available on BVB TV, among others.
Kit: BVB to wear their cup jersey
Borussia Dortmund will wear their usual colours: yellow shirt, black shorts, yellow socks. The visitors will wear blue shirts, blue shorts and white socks.
Weather: dry, seven degrees
The weather forecast for Wednesday: after a sunny day (up to 13 degrees), it will remain dry for the match. There is a zero percent chance of rainfall.