UEFA Champions League 2011, Borussia Dortmund Vs. Marseille: Der BVB Need Massive Matchday 6 Win

DORTMUND, GERMANY - DECEMBER 05: Head coach Didier Deschamps of Marseille reacts during a press conference ahead of their UEFA Champions League group F match against Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park on December 5, 2011 in Dortmund, Germany. (Photo by Dennis Grombkowski/Bongarts/Getty Images)

Borussia Dortmund needs a miracle against Marseille to qualify for the knockout stages of the UEFA Champions League.

Borussia Dortmund are in excellent form in the Bundesliga and entered the UEFA Champions League with a fair bit of hype. Unfortunately, they've only managed one win in five Champions League games and are now in a massive hole. BVB must defeat Marseille by four goals to go through if Arsenal defeat Olympiacos. If Arsenal and Olympiacos draw, BVB would need a five-goal win to go through.

Marseille have found a great run of form in Ligue 1 and were never in poor form in Europe, so even with a healthy side, Dortmund would find this a tough task. They're without Sven Bender and Neven Subotic, however, making it less likely that they won't get burned throwing bodies forward in droves.

Didier Deschamps' boys need a win to ensure qualification, but more likely than not, they will go through if they avoid a blowout.

Borussia Dortmund vs. Marseille

Game Date / Time: Tuesday, December 6. 2:45 pm ET, 7:45 pm GMT, 8:45 pm local

Venue: Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, Germany

Television: DirecTV Soccer (USA), FOXSoccer.tv (USA - Online), Sky Sports (UK - Red Button)

We'll have coverage of all of the UEFA Champions League matches at SB Nation Soccer. For more from around the world of football, follow @SBNationSoccer on twitter.

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