Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund dealt double injury blow ahead of Bayern Munich showdown

Berlin: Bundesliga leaders Borussia Dortmund have been dealt a double injury blow ahead of Saturday's crucial showdown at Bayern Munich, with defenders Achraf Hakimi and Abdou Diallo both ruled out.

 Bundesliga: Borussia Dortmund dealt double injury blow ahead of Bayern Munich showdown

Achraf Hakimi has been ruled out for the rest of the season after being injured in Borussia Dortmund's win over Wolfsburg. Sascha Schuermann/AFP

The pair were injured in last Saturday's 2-0 win at home to Wolfsburg, which left Dortmund two points ahead of second-placed Bayern before this weekend's top-of-the-table clash at Munich's Allianz Arena.

Morocco international Hakimi, 20, on loan from Real Madrid, will now miss the last seven league games of Dortmund's season after breaking a bone in his right foot.

"Hakimi will be operated on in Madrid and is out for the rest of the season," said the club in a statement on Monday.

Centre-back Abdou Diallo, 22, is out with a leg injury, but Dortmund say it is "still unclear" how long he will be sidelined for.

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Updated Date: Apr 01, 2019 17:39:06 IST