Mbappé, very big concern for Dortmund


By: Manu Tournoux

While Luis Enrique seems hesitant to reposition Kylian Mbappé in the center, Borussia Dortmund approaches the clash against PSG without certainty on the right flank of its defense…

If PSG did not prepare in the best way for its Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund, settling for a minimalist victory against Nantes (2-1), Saturday, after a sluggish performance, the club the Ruhr was not reassured either. On the contrary. While he has to deal with a busy infirmary, he lost 3-2 at home to Leipzig, losing further ground in the race for first places.

Edin Terzic’s men certainly had to deal with the exclusion of Mats Hummels after just 15 minutes. But on Wednesday, Borussia will have to deal with another absence, that of Thomas Meunier, lined up against Leipzig this weekend but who had not been included on the list for the Champions League while his rating was at its lowest. And the same goes for Mateu Morey while Julian Ryerson, the usual starter, is injured and Emre Can, who could have helped out, will be suspended.

And Sülle was sick

These absences on the right should push Edin Terzic to line up Niklas Süle, a professional central defender. If he has already helped out in this position in the past, his lack of speed could nevertheless pose a problem compared to the speed of Kylian Mbappé. The Dortmund coach is counting on his knowledge of positioning and his sense of anticipation and hopes that the flu which cost him around ten days of absence will not have left too many traces.

The other solution is Marius Wolf, but the usual midfielder will also just return after being doubtful due to knee pain.

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