What has been Paderborn and Borussia Dortmund's form ahead of this game?
Paderborn has failed to win a single Bundesliga game since January 25, 2020. The blue and black side has gone nine games without a win (four draws, five losses) with three of those draws coming after the pause caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Steffen Baumgart's men have only been able to score once in their most recent three games, which has deepened their woes in the German top-flight.
Borussia Dortmund has only lost one of their last seven games, but unfortunately for them, that loss came against Bayern München, leaving their title hopes on hold. Prior to that, Lucien Favre's men had kept five clean sheets in their last six games, scoring 15 goals during that run.
What is Paderborn and Borussia Dortmund's position in the Bundesliga so far?
Paderborn is ranked 18th in the German Bundesliga after 28 games. Steffen Baumgart's men havve only won four games this season, which explains why they are struggling to avoid relegation this season.
Borussia Dortmund is still battling to win the title, but they are ten points behind Bayern München, leaving them in second place at the moment. Lucien Favre's men have only lost five games this campaign, with four of those coming away from home.
Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund - Who's in and who's out
Paderborn: Injured: Luca Kilian. Suspended: Klaus Gjasula.
Borussia Dortmund: Injured: Dan-Axel Zagadou, Marco Reus, Nico Schulz, Erling Haaland, Mahmoud Dahoud. Doubtful: Mats Hummels.
Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund - Head-to-head stats
The previous game between these teams ended in a three-all draw.
Borussia Dortmund has scored 23 goals against Paderborn in their last six games (all comps).
Borussia Dortmund is unbeaten in their last six games against Paderborn (four wins, two draws).
Paderborn has only managed to score three goals in their last three home games against Borussia Dortmund.
Broadcast info - Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund
In Germany: Sky Go, Sky Sport Bundesliga 1.
In the U.S.: FOX Deportes, Fox Sports 1, SiriusXM FC, Foxsports.com, FOX Soccer Match Pass.
In the U.K.: Talksport 2 Radio UK, BTSport.com, BT Sport App, BT Sport 1.
In Canada: Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet East, Sportsnet Ontario, Sportsnet World, Sportsnet West, Sportsnet World Now, Sportsnet Now.
In Argentina: ESPN2 Sur, ESPN Play Sur.
In Mexico: Fox Sports Cono Norte, FOX Play Norte.
Paderborn vs Borussia Dortmund Broadcast Information
Stadium: Benteler-Arena (Paderborn)
Canada: Sportsnet West, Sportsnet World, Sportsnet World Now, Sportsnet East, Sportsnet Pacific, Sportsnet Ontario, Sportsnet Now
France: beIN SPORTS CONNECT, beIN Sports 1, Free
Germany: Sky Go, Sky Sport Bundesliga 1
Indonesia: Mola TV, Fox Sports Indonesia
Malaysia: Unifi TV, Fox Sports Malaysia
Netherlands: Fox Sports Go, Fox Sports 4, Fox Sports 1
Nigeria: Startimes World Football, StarTimes App
Portugal: Eleven Sports 1 Portugal
Spain: Movistar Liga de Campeones, Movistar+
Turkey: Idman TV, S Sport 2, S Sport+
United Kingdom: BT Sport App, Talksport 2 Radio UK, BTSport.com, BT Sport 1
United States: Foxsports.com, fuboTV, SiriusXM FC, FOX Soccer Match Pass, Fox Sports 1, FOX Deportes