Borussia Dortmund are back from the United States, and their preseason tour took an injury toll on them. The latest set back concerns full-back Thomas Meunier, is now out for several weeks due to a severe muscular injury. Also, Gio Reyna, battling a substantial ankle injury, wasn’t even named to the team sheet for the score draw against Chelsea in Chicago, IL.
It is safe to assume that both will miss out on tomorrow’s final friendly of the preseason, against Ajax at home.
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Ajax vs Borussia Dortmund
Kickoff: 5pm CST Sun. Aug. 6, ESPN+
Where: Signal Iduna Park, Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
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The squad’s fitness continue on, as their No.1, Gregor Kobel, also missed the 1-1 stalemate with Chelsea, although his injury is thought to be rather minor. He is a doubt for Sunday; ditto for Nico Schlotterbeck, who has been out for awhile due to a knee issue. Although he is said to be on the mend now.
Another long-term injury absentee, Julien Duranville (unspecified muscular issue) could miss out again this weekend. Meanwhile Mateu Morey (also, an unspecified muscular injury) completes the list of BVB injury concerns.
This will be the last preseason tune-up for BVB, ahead of the start of their DFB-Pokal campaign a week from today, against Schott Mainz. That clash is one week from today.
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