Dortmund ‘have to be careful’ with Haaland


Germany: Bundesliga


By Rune Gjerulff

Borussia Dortmund coach Marco Rose has revealed Erling Haaland “will certainly not be ready” to play the full match against Bayern München tomorrow.

Marco Rose.
Marco Rose. Photo: Borussia Dortmund/OneFootball

After coming on from the bench to make his return from injury against Wolfsburg last week, Erling Haaland looks set to start for Borussia Dortmund against Bayern München tomorrow.

However, the Norwegian international is unlikely to play the full match.

“Erling knows his situation and has had a good week of training, but we have to be careful. He will certainly not be ready for 90 minutes, so we will need to see how long he can go,” said Dortmund coach Marco Rose at the pre-match press conference.

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Rose also provided an update on Manuel Akanji and Jude Bellingham, who are in a race against time to be fit for the game.

“We have to see who is ready for our final training. Manu Akanji trained lightly. Jude, however, trained again yesterday and we are hopeful,” said Rose and added that there are no need injuries.

Predicted lineups
Final lineups will be posted about an hour before kickoff.


Wolfsburg – Dortmund 1-3
1 Gregor Kobel
24 Thomas Meunier
16 Manuel Akanji
15 Mats Hummels
14 Nico Schulz ↩85
23 Emre Can ↩85
8 Mahmoud Dahoud
39 Marius Wolf ↩62
11 Marco Reus (C)
19 Julian Brandt
21 Donyell Malen ↩73
35 Marwin Hitz
9 Erling Håland ↪73
27 Steffen Tigges
36 Ansgar Knauff ↪62
5 Dan-Axel Zagadou ↪85
34 Marin Pongracic
20 Reinier
28 Axel Witsel ↪85
30 Felix Passlack
FC Bayern

FC Bayern – Bielefeld 1-0
1 Manuel Neuer (C)
5 Benjamin Pavard
2 Dayotchanculle Upamecano
21 Lucas Hernández ↩90
19 Alphonso Davies
24 Corentin Tolisso
8 Leon Goretzka ↩56
11 Kingsley Coman
25 Thomas Müller
10 Leroy Sané ↩72
9 Robert Lewandowski
36 Christian Früchtl
7 Serge Gnabry ↪72
40 Malik Tillman
3 Omar Richards
4 Niklas Süle ↪90
44 Josip Stanisic
17 Mickaël Cuisance
22 Marc Roca
42 Jamal Musiala ↪56

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