Borussia Dortmund play against AC Milan on Wednesday. Kick-off is at 21:00 CET. We have compiled all the info on our first Champions League home game in a compact format below. This page will be updated if there is any news.
Line-up: Can starts
There is one change compared to the league game against TSG Hoffenheim on Friday (1-0). Emre Can returns to the starting line-up and replaces Felix Nmecha.
BVB: Kobel, Ryerson, Hummels, Schlotterbeck, Bensebaini, Özcan, Can, Brandt, Reus, Malen, Füllkrug
Referee: Szymon Marciniak in charge
There will be a reunion with Szymon Marciniak, 42, after almost seven years. The referee from Poland oversaw Borussia Dortmund’s away game against Real Madrid (2-2) on 7 December 2016. His name has been on the FIFA list since 2011. Marciniak has so far refereed 43 matches in the UEFA Champions League.
The “BVB Stadion Dortmund”, as SIGNAL IDUNA PARK is officially named for international matches, is sold out with 81,365 fans set to attend. Ticket holders who cannot make it at short notice can use the BVB Secondary Ticket Market up until two and a half hours before kick-off and thus give other fans the opportunity to come to the stadium. The Secondary Ticket Market will close when the gates open (18:30 CET).
Arrival and departure: No trains!
The stretch of track between Dortmund Hbf and Dortmund-Hörde, on which the "Signal Iduna Park" station is located, remains closed due to renovation works. In addition, the road surface on the B1 between the B236 junction and the Semerteichstraße intersection (direction of travel towards Bochum) is undergoing renovation. The works will only start at 21:00 CET, but disruptions to your journey cannot be ruled out. You will find detailed info here.
Live broadcast: DAZN and Net Radio
The match can be watched live on TV via DAZN. The pre-match coverage starts at 20:00 CET. Presenter Laura Wontorra (picture) will oversee the programme, with Jonas Hummels by her side on punditry duty. The BVB game will be commentated by Uli Hebel. The BVB Net Radio will give you the usual Black & Yellow take, with Norbert Dickel and Boris Rupert on the mic. Match highlights plus the press conference and match reactions will be available on BVB TV, among others.
Weather: Dry, 13 degrees
The weather forecast for Wednesday: after a mixture of sun and clouds throughout the day with temperature highs of 17 degrees, it is set to be dry and only marginally cooler in the evening (13 degrees). The probability of rain is 0%.
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 at bvb.de seconds after the final whistle. On our website, there will then be match reactions and facts to read.
Kits: Yellow vs. white
Borussia Dortmund will line up in their yellow cup shirts, black shorts and yellow socks. The visitors from Milan will wear almost entirely white kits.
Special offer: 19.09% discount
In order to facilitate admission to the stadium, we ask that you arrive early and would like to reward this with a special offer: there will be a 19.09% discount on food and drinks at our stadium kiosks up until 90 minutes before kick-off, i.e. up until 19:30 CET on Wednesday. By getting to the stadium early, you will help us to reduce queues at the entrance checks and the kiosks at peak times.