Borussia Dortmund manager Marco Rose has confirmed Erling Haaland will not be able to play the whole game against Bayern Munich in this weekend’s Klassiker.
The Norway international scored his 50thBundesliga
goal following his return from injury againstWolfsburg
, reaching the landmark in just 50 matches and becoming the youngest ever player to do so at 21 years and four months.
But he is not fit enough to play the whole game againstBayern Munich
"Erling himself knows his situation,"
Rose said at Friday's pre-match news conference.
"He has had a good week of training behind him.
"But we all know that we have to be careful a little longer. He will certainly not be ready for 90 minutes, so we will have to see how long he can go."
has lost their last six competitive matches against Bayern, but they come into this game with six victories in their last seven league games and are only a point behind Bayern.
When asked how his team plan to defeat reigning champions Bayern Munich at Signal Iduna Park, Rose replied:
"We need to play well in every department.
"I believe that Bayern have a clear structure with the ball and develop a goal risk from it with a lot of force. It is difficult to grasp.
"It will be important to eliminate the offensive quality around Lewandowski and the wingers and to keep Munich out of the penalty area as much as possible."
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