All the matchday info
Same XI as in Augsburg
Borussia Dortmund will host 1. FSV Mainz 05 at SIGNAL IDUNA PARK on Saturday. Kick-off is at 15:30 CET. We have compiled all the info on the final game of the season in a compact format below. This page will be updated if there is any news.
Line-up: Never change a winning team
Jamie Bynoe-Gittens is still sidelined after his shoulder operation, but Jude Bellingham (knee problems) is back in the squad. However, coach Edin Terzic has not made any changes to the starting XI that won 3-0 in Augsburg.
Bor. Dortmund: Kobel – Wolf, Süle, Hummels, Ryerson – Can – Brandt, Guerreiro – Malen, Haller, Adeyemi
Substitutes: Meyer, Schlotterbeck, Özcan, Reyna, Reus, Duranville, Moukoko, Modeste, Bellingham
Borussia aktuell: Mainz edition is online!
A free-of-charge service for those who can't make it to the stadium and are watching the match on TV, an informative guide for all those who will be live at the ground: "Borussia aktuell" contains all the important info for the home game against Mainz 05 in a compact format as a PDF: the squads for both teams, the table, facts on Borussia, the opposition's strengths and weaknesses, plus background info and a pre-match report. "Borussia aktuell" can now be downloaded free of charge and easily as a PDF via this link.
Referee: Marco Fritz in charge
The 45-year-old Marco Fritz from Korb (Württemberg) is set to oversee a Bundesliga match involving Borussia Dortmund for the 29th time. The record to date from a Black & Yellow perspective: 14 wins, four draws and 10 defeats.
Dominik Schaal (Tübingen)
Marcel Pelgrim (Bocholt)
Pascal Müller (Freudental)
Fans: All in yellow!
Together with the South Stand Alliance, BVB are calling upon all fans to wear yellow like at the home game against Borussia Mönchengladbach – it was a wonderful sight!
Kits: BVB to wear new home shirt
Borussia Dortmund will line up in their home shirt for the 2023/24 season. Mainz will wear all-blue strips.
Live broadcast: Sky & Net Radio
The match can be watched live on Sky. The pre-match coverage will start at 13:30 CET. Presenter Michael Leopold will oversee the programme. Dietmar Hamann will be by his side on punditry duty. The BVB game can then be watched on Sky Sport Bundesliga 3 and will be commentated on by Wolff Fuss (pictured). In addition to the classic matchday simulcast, Sky will be offering a Championship simulcast for the final day featuring only the games BVB vs. Mainz and Cologne vs. Bayern. Frank Buschmann (Dortmund) and Kai Dittmann (Cologne) will be the voices in the two-game simulcast. The BVB Net Radio will give you the Black & Yellow take as per usual. Norbert Dickel and Boris Rupert will be on the mic. Match highlights as well as the press conference and match reactions can be watched on BVB TV, among others.
Live Ticker: Over to the app
BVB's digital channels operate at full throttle on matchday. And that's not only the case during the match, but throughout the matchday too – starting at 09:09 CET of course. In "Matchday Mode", the BVB app offers news, pictures, posts, videos, statistics and plenty more match info besides. The live ticker starts at kick-off and updates you on all the important moments. In addition to the live ticker, there will be full match highlights, statistics and first-hand info on our social media channels Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. The quickest match report in the league can be found on the app and online at bvb.de. On our website, there will then be match reactions and facts to read.
Weather: Sun, 20 degrees
The weather forecast for Saturday: It is expected to stay sunny and dry all day. After a cool morning (8 degrees), the temperatures will increase to up to 20 degrees.