Borussia Dortmund will be without Sokratis Papastathopoulos for only a fortnight, even though he broke his fibula in Sunday’s 1-0 win over Borussia Monchengladbach.
Papastathopoulos was taken to hospital straight after Sunday’s win after limping out of the encounter in the 83rd minute.
X-rays were carried out and they revealed a break of his fibula which the club doctor Markus Braun says was "not displaced", meaning the defender should be able to make a full recovery in just two weeks.
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He will nevertheless miss Dortmund’s next Bundesliga fixture with Paderborn due to suspension having picked up his fifth booking of the season on Sunday.
However, the 26-year-old defender, who will not now report for international duty with Greece, should be fit to face Arsenal in the Champions League on November 26.