The lineups are officially out and kick off for the 2011 DFL Supercup is about to begin. Jürgen Klopp has decided to go with his conventional 4-2-3-1 formation while Schalke manager Ralf Rangnick is going with a 4-4-1-1 formation.
Borussia Dortmund: Weidenfeller; Piszczek, Felipe Santana, Hummels, Löwe; Kehl, Gündogan; Götze, Kagawa, Großkreutz; Lewandowski
Schalke 04: Fährmann; Höger, Höwedes, Papadopoulos, Fuchs; Matip, Holtby, Baumjohann, Draxler; Raul, Huntelaar
The match is going to be very interesting with so many being out for Dortmund. It will be interesting to see how Mats Hummels partners with Neven Subotic's replacement Felipe Santana. Subotic is out with a concussion he suffered in the pre-season.
There are so many young, exciting, attacking players on the pitch today from Götze, Kagawa and Großkreutz on the Dortmund to Holtby and Draxler for Schalke.
The supporters for both sides in the stands will be very active today as discussed in the preview this is the biggest derby in Germany.
There was a moment of silence before the match for the victims in Norway from yesterday's act of nationalistic terrorism.