Good news for Atlético de Madrid in the face of their duel with Borussia Dortmund in Champions League . Lucien Favre , coach of the German side, will not be able to count on Manuel Akanji for the next three weeks, which means he will miss the double match against the mattress box.
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The Swiss international of Borussia Dortmund suffers a hip injury. The 23-year-old from Zurich had to miss the two Switzerland games of the League of Nations in Belgium and Iceland . Normally, Akanji should be able to be ready by November 18, with which he will almost certainly miss the two clashes against Atlético , on October 24 and November 6 in arena of Champions League.
The loss of Akanji is not just any, because until date he was the only player who had played all the minutes of the German box in this course, along with the German goalkeeper Roman Burki . The coach of Borussia Dortmund also has the casualties of Marius Wolf, Pulisic and Shinji Kagawa , although some of them could be ready for Atlético .