Still Haunted by Injury Players, Game Face Heavy Dortmund in Leverkusen
Dortmund – Borussia Dortmund has a mission rueckrunde aka bangki in the second half of the season. But with injuries to several key players, they looked at a difficult mission counter Bayer Leverkusen this weekend.
Dortmund lead the first half of the Bundesliga with a wobble. In 17 weeks, they only won four times and has lost 10 times. With these results, Die Borussen was toppled in the relegation zone, ranks 17 out of 18 teams in the second to bottom alias.
Then after the winter break for a month or more, Dortmund mission is treading standings and away from the relegation zone. However, the situation is slightly less favorable for Juergen Klopp’s team made.
A number of players are still injured, namely Jakub Blaszczykowski, Sven Bender, Sebastian Kehl, and Erik Durm. A number of other players are also in a state of doubt because not fit correctly as Ilkay Guendogan and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang. Guendogan suffered a groin complaint, while Aubameyang had just returned from the Africa Cup of Nations and the need to monitor the condition of fitness.
“We do not want to create any pressure. He (Guendogan) doubtful against Leverkusen, but will definitely be back playing against Augsburg,” Klopp said on the club’s official website.
One good news for Dortmund Shinji Kagawa is ready to return to action after the defending Japan in the Asian Cup. Kagawa himself is coming sooner than Aubameyang.
The absence of some players definitely makes the game against Leverkusen at the BayArena on Sunday (02/01/2015) pm dawn increasingly challenging. Leverkusen had a pretty good record in the last three meetings with winning twice and drawing once.
However, Dortmund also has a provision is equally good. In his trip last seven Leverkusen, they never lost with a record of three wins and four draws. Then, Can Dortmund recorded a slick start in the second half of this?