Axel Witsel and Emre Can will not be fit for Borussia Dortmund's derby clash against Schalke 04 on Saturday.
|Lucien Favre.||Photo: Антон Зайцев/Soccer.ru/CC-by-SA 3.0|
Borussia Dortmund coach Lucien Favre has confirmed that Axel Witsel and Emre Can will be unavailable against Schalke 04 on Saturday due to injuries.
"Axel Witsel and Emre Can will definitely not be there. We hope that they will be able to return as soon as possible," Favre said at the pre-match press conference.
Favre will also have to manage without Marco Reus and Dan-Axel Zagadou while reports have claimed that Nico Schulz is set to miss out as well.
The Revierderby will take place at Signal Iduna Park on Saturday at 15.30 CET.