Borussia Dortmund’s Match Against Monaco Called Off After Explosion Rocks Dortmund Bus

Borussia Dortmund’s game against Monaco at home, has been called off after an explosion rocked the BVB team bus en route to the signal iduna park.

Marc Bartra is the only player to have sustained an injury from the blast, as the defender suffered a cut on his hand.

“Following tonight’s incident involving the Borussia Dortmund team bus,” UEFA stated, “the Champions League match between Borussia Dortmund and Monaco has been postponed until tomorrow [17:45 UK time].

“This decision was made after a meeting held at the Westfalenstadion between UEFA, representatives of the two clubs and local authorities.”

Police in Germany have confirmed that three explosions hit the Dortmund bus.

“In the build-up to the Champions League match between BVB and Monaco there was an explosion in the vicinity of the BVB bus shortly after 19:00,” an official statement reads.

“The scene of the incident is Wittbraucker Strasse / Schirrmannweg in Dortmund-Hochsten.

“To our knowledge the windows of the bus are cracked – fully or partly – and one person was injured.

“What kind of explosion it was and where exactly something has detonated is not clear at the moment.”

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