“But that Tuesday game is so important. If they can win today and find a way to beat Bayern Munich, the title race could be turning.
“So I think they believe that they can get a result and I think Jadon Sancho, if he was fit he would have played today, but Tuesday is such an important game for them.”
Meanwhile, former Norway striker Jan Age Fjortoft expects Sancho’s Dortmund team-mate Erling Haaland to play in the Premier League one day.
“Right from the start, when I saw him score four for Molde against Bergen, I could see he had unbelievable movement and the eye of the tiger, a real hunger for goals,” Fjortoft wrote in his column for The Sun.
“Juventus offered him a fantastic contract and there were lots of other clubs mentioned, but he chose Salzburg for his next stage.