Gladbach - Dortmund

Germany: Bundesliga
Gladbach N. Elvedi (11), N. Elvedi (32), R. Bensebaini (49), M. Thuram (78)
Stadion im BORUSSIA-PARK4-2
Dortmund E. Håland (22), E. Håland (28)
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Gladbach coach Marco Rose confirms Breel Embolo will be in his squad to face Dortmund

By Rune Gjerulff

Breel Embolo will return to Gladbach's squad for Friday's encounter with Borussia Dortmund after missing out on Tuesday's clash with Werder Bremen due to a corona-related rule breach.

Breel Embolo.
Breel Embolo.Photo: Borussia Mönchengladbach

Borussia Mönchengladbach coach Marco Rose has confirmed that Breel Embolo will be available for Friday's Bundesliga clash with Borussia Dortmund.


The Swiss international will make his return to the squad after he was left out of the team for Tuesday's 1-0 win over Werder Bremen as a precautionary measure for a possible violation of a protective corona-related protocol.

"Breel will be there against Dortmund," Rose confirmed to reporters after the game against Werder.

However, this doesn't mean that the issue is over and done with.

Embolo took to Instagram on Monday to apologize to his teammates, admitting that he had travelled to a friend's house in Essen on Saturday evening to watch a basketball game.

In the same post, Embolo denied that he attended a private party, which was held in the immediate vicinity of his friend's apartment. For Gladbach, the issue now is whether the striker was telling the truth to the club and his teammates.

"Optimally, we'll find the ways and means to get the truth out. I already believe Breel's lawyers are working on that," said Rose.


Gladbach
(3-4-1-2)
1Yann Sommer
28Matthias Ginter
8Denis Zakaria ↩84
30Nico Elvedi
18Stefan Lainer
6Christoph Kramer
32Florian Neuhaus
25Ramy Bensebaini
13Lars Stindl (C) ↩70
14Alassane Pléa ↩70
23Jonas Hofmann ↩65
Bench
21Tobias Sippel
7Patrick Herrmann ↪84
10Marcus Thuram ↪65
36Breel-Donald Embolo ↪70
15Louis Beyer
17Oscar Wendt
24Tony Jantschke
11Hannes Wolf ↪70
22László Bénes
Dortmund
(4-2-3-1)
1Roman Bürki
2Mateu Morey ↩87
16Manuel Akanji
15Mats Hummels
13Raphaël Guerreiro
22Jude Bellingham ↩79
23Emre Can
19Julian Brandt
11Marco Reus (C) ↩71
7Jadon Sancho
9Erling Håland
Bench
35Marwin Hitz
18Youssoufa Moukoko ↪79
27Steffen Tigges ↪87
14Nico Schulz
26Łukasz Piszczek
8Mahmoud Dahoud
20Reinier
24Thomas Meunier
32Giovanni Reyna ↪71

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