Munich - The absence of injured midfielder Mario Goetze has weakened Borussia Dortmund ahead of the Champions League final at Wembley stadium against Bayern Munich on Saturday, Bayern playmaker Bastian Schweinsteiger said on Thursday, Supersport.com reports.
The 20-year-old Goetze, who will join Bayern at the end of the season in a surprise deal worth a reported 37 million euros, has been nursing a muscle injury that has ruled him out of the biggest game of his career so far.
"When players like Goetze drop out, maybe the team gets a little weaker," Schweinsteiger told reporters a day before the team's departure for London. "It would have been the biggest game of his career so I sympathise with him.
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