Marco Reus suffered a muscular injury against Bayer Leverkusen. - © imago / Team 2
Marco Reus suffered a muscular injury against Bayer Leverkusen. - © imago / Team 2
Bundesliga

Marco Reus ruled out for a month with thigh injury

Borussia Dortmund's Marco Reus will be out of action for roughly a month due to injury, the club confirmed on Sunday, ruling him out of their crunch UEFA Champions League last-16 second leg against Benfica on Wednesday night.

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The attacking midfielder was withdrawn holding his left thigh in the 44th minute of BVB's 6-2 win against Bayer Leverkusen on Matchday 23. The club have since confirmed that Reus has suffered in injury to his left thigh, which will keep him out of action until early-April, meaning he will miss the visit of Benfica and make it a race against time for him to be fit for the season's second Klassiker against FC Bayern Munich.

- © imago / Thomas Bielefeld