Borussia Dortmund news

Bender doubt for Madrid clash

October 30, 2012
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Sven Bender is set to miss Borussia Dortmund's next two matches and is a doubt for the Champions League showdown with Real Madrid next week with a minor calf strain.

Bender, 23, was once labelled the "indestructible robot" by Dortmund supporters, who drew comparisons with Chuck Norris, but for the past year the Germany international has suffered with several injuries, and lost his spot in Dortmund's first-team as well as missing out on Euro 2012.

The hardworking midfielder has ...

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