Germany's Reus out of World Cup

Germany’s 6-1 win over Armenia in a World Cup warm-up game was the stage that got Marco Reus his ankle injury which has ruled him out of the World Cup.
The Borussia Dortmund midfielder, 25, sustained a partial tear of an ankle ligament and is expected to be out for six or seven weeks.
“For him and for us this is extremely regrettable,” said Germany coach Joachim Low.
Sampdoria’s former Everton defender Shkodran Mustafi has replaced Reus.
Reus’s withdrawal is a major blow to Germany’s World Cup preparations. But despite losing another midfielder, Low has decided to call up defender Mustafi, who was at Goodison between 2009 and 2011 but made only one substitute appearance before moving to Italy.
“Our quality in the position behind the strikers is very high. We have Lukas Podolski, Andre Schurrle, Mario Gotze, Thomas Muller, Mesut Ozil, Julian Draxler and Toni Kroos to give us plenty of alternatives,” Low said.
“That’s why we decided for another option for the defensive area. Shkodran impressed us in training camp, he’s fit, we have confidence in him.”
Germany are among Ghana’s group G opponents at the World Cup.

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