Mar 22, 2014 at 2.30pm UK
Hannover
0-3
DortmundBorussia Dortmund

Sakai (36')
FT(HT: 0-1)
Hummels (43'), Lewandowski (52'), Reus (90')
Hummels (74')

Team News: Attacking start for Borussia Dortmund against Hannover

Dortmund's Polish striker Robert Lewandowski celebrates after the 3-1 goal during the UEFA Champions League Group F football match against SSC Napoli on November 26, 2013
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Borussia Dortmund decide to start with an attacking XI as they travel to face Hannover in the Bundesliga.

Borussia Dortmund have decided to adopt an attacking 4-2-3-1 formation as they travel to face Hannover in the Bundesliga this afternoon, with Robert Lewandowski starting up front.

The Polish forward is to be supported by a three-man attacking line, consisting of Jonas Hofmann, Henrikh Mkhitaryan and Kevin Grosskreutz, while Nuri Sahin and Oliver Kirch will hold the midfield from deep.

This afternoon's hosts feature two strikers, with both Leonardo Bittencourt and Szabolcs Huszti starting the game in attack.

Hannover will be anchored by a midfield consisting of four players in the shape of Manuel Schmiedebach, Salif Sane, Lars Stindl and Edgar Prib.

Hannover: Zieler; Sakai, Hoffmann, Schulz, Pocognoli; Schmiedebach, Sane, Stindl, Prib; Huszti, Bittencourt

Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Sokratis, Hummels, Durm; Kirch, Sahin, Hofmann, Mkhitaryan, Grosskreutz; Lewandowski

Hanover's head coach Mirko Slomka reacts during the German first division Bundesliga football match Bayern Munich vs Hannover 96 in Munich, southern Germany, on September 14, 2013
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