Lena Goeßling and Leonie Maier to miss friendly against Brazil
The German Football Federation have confirmed that VfL Wolfsburg’s Lena Goeßling and FC Bayern München’s Leonie Maier, are out of the Germany squad for the upcoming friendly match against Brazil in Fürth (8th April, 18:00 CEST) due to injuries.
Lena Goeßling has damaged a nerve in her back, whilst Leonie Maier has torn a muscle fibre.
Germany women’s national team head coach, Silvia Neid has called up Anna Blässe of VfL Wolfsburg as a replacement.
The international friendly match against Brazil on 8 April is a very important test ahead of the FIFA Women’s World Cup which takes place this summer in Canada.
The two top international sides recently met at the Algarve Cup 2015 in which Germany earned a 3-1 win over the Brazilians.
Take a look at more international women’s football friendly matches in 2015.
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