Real Madrid and Sevilla in Tuesday night Champions League action

The fall-out between Edinson Cavani left Neymar over penalty duties shows the egos on display at Paris Saint-Germain. Franck Fife  AFP

The fall-out between Edinson Cavani left Neymar over penalty duties shows the egos on display at Paris Saint-Germain. Franck Fife AFP

Zidane confirmed the blow before the trip to Vitoria but the Real Madrid boss already anticipated that the German worldwide could be back in time for the crucial Champions League trip to Dortmund.

The teams drew both games 2-2 last season as the Germans topped the section before bowing out in the last eight while Real went on to win a record 12th title.

Two goals from Dani Ceballos on his first league start for Los Blancos gave them a much-needed win after a home defeat to Real Betis. "In the Bundesliga, we are already 41 home games undefeated". They also enter unbeaten at home in six games against Madrid all-time, with three victories.

Borussia Dortmund have a 43 percent chance of winning, according to ESPN's Soccer Power Index.

Holders Real top the group ahead of Tottenham on goal difference after their 3-0 win over Apoel.

"Against Real, mistakes like that will be punished totally differently", warned Dortmund director Michael Zorc.

Dortmund have won three and drawn three of their meetings at Signal Iduna Park, including their dazzling 4-1 first-leg win in the 2013 Champions League semi-final when Robert Lewandowski scored all four goals.

According to ESPN's Soccer Power Index (SPI), Madrid now have an 84 percent chance of advancing to the knockout rounds, while Dortmund have just a 58 percent chance of doing so.

Real Madrid return to Champions League action on Tuesday with what should be their most hard game of the group stage as they visit Borussia Dortmund, who last season finished above them at the same stage of the tournament.

Aubameyang, meanwhile, scored in each of Dortmund's two games against Madrid last season.

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