Dortmund and APOEL will both be looking to get their first points in Group H, where Tottenham and Real Madrid each have six points after the first two rounds.
Flashscore presents the key facts before the match:
APOEL’s best Champions League (CL) performance was when they reached the quarter-finals in 2011-12, but since then they haven’t made it beyond the group stages. APOEL have only scored in 1 of their last 10 CL group stage games.
APOEL have scored just 7 goals in 16 competitive matches against German opposition.
Dortmund have only kept 1 clean sheet in the last 8 CL away games.
This is the very 1st time Dortmund have faced opposition from Cyprus.
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Dortmund’s last 10 CL games have produced over 3.5 goals.
APOEL head coach Georgios Donis’ total European record is 17 Wins, 11 Draws & 30 Losses, while
Dortmund head coach Peter Bosz has won only 1 European game in 9 in his managerial career so far.
Dortmund star Marco Reus remains sidelined with a long-term knee injury.
APOEL: G. Efrem (injury), Z. Milanov (injury); F. Bertoglio (doubtful), V. Oliveira (doubtful).
Borussia Dortmund: E. Durm (hip injury), R. Guerreiro (Ankle injury), L. Piszczek (muscle injury), M. Reus (knee injury), S. Rode (thigh injury), A. Schurrle (thigh injury)