Saturday, 21 April 2018
Latest news
Main » Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi stretchered off for Dortmund amid reports of broken ankle

Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi stretchered off for Dortmund amid reports of broken ankle

16 April 2018

Michy Batshuayi was on the receiving end of a tackle that is nearly certain to rule him out of the World Cup in today's Revierderby between Schalke and Borussia Dortmund.

Dortmund rallied in the last 20 minutes, with chances falling to Christian Pulisic and Reus.

However, both teams staged a well-positioned defense and defused most opportunities in the opening period.

At the other end, Marco Reus forced a flying save from Ralf Faehrmann as his long range free-kick fizzed towards the top corner.

Konoplyanka broke the deadlock just five minutes after the restart as he latched onto Daniel Caligiuri's pass in behind the defence and slotted past Burki. They remained nevertheless sloppy with their finish and failed to level the scores.

Schalke's Naldo applauds the fans at the end of the match.

Thousands Rally in Barcelona Demanding Release of Detained Politicians
Fresh regional elections will be triggered if a new leader is not elected by May 22. The wealthy northeastern region remains in a state of political chaos.

"We made individual mistakes", Dortmund coach Peter Stoeger said after his second defeat in 15 games.

"We played a great first half". "We'll have to look at the game again, I know there's not much use talking now about it like this". In the second half we scored the goals and defended well.

The Belgium worldwide has scored nine goals in 13 appearances, as Dortmund sit fourth in the Bundesliga table with four games of the season remaining.

RB Leipzig came from a goal behind to earn a share of the spoils after playing to a 1-1 draw against Werder Bremen at the Weserstadion.

The goal brought the game to life in the second half, and both Bremen's Moisander and Leipzig's Timo Werner missed golden opportunities to net a victor in the dying minutes.

Relegation-threatened Mainz host Freiburg to complete the 30th round of Bundesliga action on Monday.

Chelsea's Michy Batshuayi stretchered off for Dortmund amid reports of broken ankle