At Borussia Dortmund, the injury of captain Marco Reus is a cause of Worry. "The thigh has power today. I can't yet say whether I can play on Saturday against Hoffenheim,“ said the football player From the Bundesliga table leader on Tuesday in the DFB-Pokal against Werder Bremen. Reus was in the eighth-final duel with the North German, the penalty shootout with 2:4 lost to mid-term hit has been replaced. "The risk was too great," said sporting Director Michael Zorc the measure, but hopes for a quick recovery of the best Dortmund season goals: "I don't think it is so bad."
a Similar coach Lucien Favre said: "We hope that Marco Reus can play on Saturday. But we can't say definitely. The day after tomorrow we do an inspection.“
in addition to Reus, the loss of Jadon Sancho and Marcel Schmelzer, as well as the two goalkeepers Roman Bürki and Marvin Hitz threatens. The four professionals had been missing against Bremen due to a flu-like infection. In addition, the use of the on foot injured outside defender Lukasz Piszczek in the major League is the duel with Hoffenheim uncertain.More about
DFB-Pokal, According to two residues: Bremen throws Dortmund out
Reus made his disappointment about the Cup Made no secret of the fact: "We have found ourselves in today is a bit stupid." The midfielder was, of course, to the dramatic extension of the Borussia playful twice a guide. The 3:3 of the Bremen fell into the 119. Minute. "We have done that ourselves. We need to dirty play,“ said Reus. (dpa)