Around a week before the start of the second half of the season, Borussia Dortmund will test against 1. FSV Mainz 05. sport on Saturday (5 p.m.) .de accompanies the game in the live blog. +++ Haaland only on the bench +++ The BVB fans have to wait a bit for the first use of Erling Haaland. The Norwegian starts on the bench.
+++ Does BVB build on the win against Feyenoord? +++ The game against Mainz is already the second game on Saturday for Borussia. At lunchtime there was a duel against the Dutch club Feyenoord Rotterdam. There, BVB won 4-2 at the end and celebrated the first win of the year. Is the trend against Mainz continuing? +++ Is Haaland storming for BVB? +++ With the signing of Erling Haaland, BVB landed a real coup during the winter break. Against 1. FSV Mainz 05, the striker could now collect important game practice. "I hope that I can then play and I'm looking forward to it," said the attacker in the training camp on Friday. +++ BVB needs to catch up +++ With 30 points, BVB is fourth in the Bundesliga. Leader of leaders RB Leipzig is already seven points. The 1st FSV Mainz 05 is 14th at the winter break with 18 points. Both coaches should hope to gain important insights from the game.