Football is back at the highest level today as the German Revierderby kicks-off, helping to usher in the eagerly anticipated Bundesliga restart this weekend. Here's how to watch all of the action from this crucial clash – follow our guide to getting a Dortmund vs Schalke live stream, no matter where you are in the world, and you won't miss a second of the action.
Just four points behind leaders Bayern Munich, Erling Haaland's Dortmund were in rip roaring form before the enforced break and will be desperate to maintain their title challenge with a home win against their local rivals.
There's plenty on the line for Schalke, as well, who remain in the hunt for a European spot – despite having failed to win any of their last seven league matches. But the break may have benefited Schalke to some degree, as Suat Serdar, Salif Sane and Daniel Caligiuri all recovered from injuries during the lockdown.
Dortmund come into the game with a couple of doubts in midfield. Emre Can and Alex Witsel both picked up knocks in training, but of bigger concern to the home side may be how less intimidating to the opposition the empty Signal-Iduna-Park will be without its famous Yellow Wall in attendance.
It's shaping up to be a fascinating encounter – so check out our guide below and find out how to watch a Dortmund vs Schalke live stream today – and it's live now!
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How to watch a FREE Dortmund vs Schalke live stream
Sky Sports has the broadcast rights to the Bundesliga in Germany and it's going big on the restart today, announcing that mid-afternoon fixtures will be available to watch for free – both online and on TV – in Deutschland and neighbouring Austria.
This means its never been easier to get a free Dortmund vs Schalke live stream – or watch any of the other 3.30pm CEST kick-offs.
Matches will be available to watch for free on German TV on the Sky Sports News HD channel, but even more conveniently online via the German Sky Sports website. The Sky Sports News HD Bundesliga live stream is like a constant highlight reel, cutting between matches at the most opportune times so you never miss a moment of the action.
As well as being able to watch Dortmund vs Schalke for free online, the other fixtures featured are:
- RB Leipzig vs SC Freiburg
- TSG Hoffenheim vs Hertha BSC
- Fortuna Düsseldorf vs SC Paderborn
- FC Augsburg vs VfL Wolfsburg
Anyone from these countries currently abroad may find they can't access the streaming services they normally would at home. This is because of geo-blocking, but there's a very easy solution in the form of a VPN…
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