Sokratis was substituted off in the 77th minute against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Sunday after tearing an adductor muscle. - © © imago / DeFodi
Sokratis was substituted off in the 77th minute against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Sunday after tearing an adductor muscle. - © © imago / DeFodi
Bundesliga

Dortmund defender Sokratis sidelined for three weeks

Borussia Dortmund will be without the services of centre-back Sokratis for the next three weeks due to an adductor injury he sustained in BVB's 1-0 victory away to Bayer 04 Leverkusen on Sunday.

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The Greece international defender was substituted after 77 minutes and tests on Monday confirmed he had torn an adductor muscle. Neven Subotic replaced the 27-year-old in Leverkusen and will vie with Sven Bender to deputise in his absence.

Read: Leverkusen 0-1 Dortmund - match report