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Klopp eyeing Marseille revenge

The BVB boss hopes his team can retaliate for the defeats to the French side in the continental competition two years ago

Borussia Dortmund coach Jurgen Klopp says there will be "revenge in the air" when his team are facing Olympique de Marseille in the Champions League on Tuesday.

BVB lost both of their encounters with the French side in the group stages of the 2011-12 campaign, and the German feels his team will be eager to avenge the losses this time around.

"You cannot buy experience," the 46-year-old told a press conference.

"We had bad experiences with Marseille two years ago and have the feeling there is a bit of revenge in the air.

"We watched the last five OM matches and we noticed their speed and their commitment. Unfortunately for us, they are a very good opponent. The good news is that we are not really bad as well."

Klopp also stated that his touchline ban following his red card against Napoli on matchday 1 will not affect the team, with assistant Zeljko Buvac set to fill in for him.

"I do not think my suspension is a handicap for my team. I know where I'll be sitting during the game. I'll be the only one suffering tomorrow, but rightfully," he said.

"I don't know a better trainer [than Buvac]. If we lose the game tomorrow, it won't be because he's on the sidelines. In the dressing room, his word is law."

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