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Roman Weidenfeller

34-Year-Old Goalkeeper     Borussia Dortmund  Bundesliga


Germany

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Pelvis    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  August 6, 1980    Birthplace:  Diez, West Germany
Nationality:  Germany    Height:  6' 2"    

May 1, 2015    Roman Weidenfeller News

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Weidenfeller (pelvis) is a doubt Saturday for the game with Hoffenheim, BVB.de reports.

Weidenfeller missed the midweek cup triumph against Bayern Munich and may not recover from his injury in time for Saturday. Coach Jurgen Klopp stated that "pictures seem to indicate that he has muscular problems. Roman might feel better than the pictures seem to suggest, but we need to be cautious and can't just ignore the findings". Mitchell Langerak will continue in goal should Weidenfeller not regain fitness.

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April 19, 2015

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Weidenfeller kept a clean sheet as Dortmund defeated Paderborn 3-0 Saturday.

It was a very comfortable afternoon for the goalkeeper with the opposition only registering two shots at goal. His kicking wasn't the best at times but it had no relevance to the result.

April 5, 2015

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Weidenfeller had little to do despite conceding as Dortmund were beaten 1-0 Saturday by Bayern Munich.

Even though the Bayern offense is packed with quality, Weidenfeller was rarely tested on an uneventful evening. Crucially however Bayern scored one of their few opportunities, Weidenfeller saved the initial shot from Thomas Muller but was helpless to keep out Robert Lewandowski's rebound.

March 22, 2015

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Weidenfeller didn't manage to keep a clean sheet Saturday as Dortmund ran out 3-2 winners over Hannover.

Depsite conceding two at Hannover, Weidenfeller could do little about either goal. The first was down to some questionable defending while the second was an unstoppable long-range strike. The goalkeeper also did well to deny Joselu scoring an unlikely equalizer at the death.

March 15, 2015

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Weidenfeller kept a third consecutive clean sheet as Dortmund tied 0-0 Saturday with FC Köln.

Weidenfeller had to be called into action on numerous occasions as Dortmund could only manage a point at home to Köln. His most important contributions were actually both in the first five minutes, the goalkeeper making smart saves from Deyverson and Anthony Ujah. Weidenfeller will now be looking to keep a fourth straight clean sheet to prevent Juventus scoring a crucial Champions League away goal on Wednesday.

March 8, 2015

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Weidenfeller kept a second consecutive clean sheet Saturday as Dortmund tied 0-0 with Hamburg.

Weidenfeller added to the clean sheet he got at Schalke with an assured display in Hamburg. He had to be called into action a couple of times, making a good save from a Mohmaed Gouaida free-kick in the first half and then from a Zoltan Stieber effort in the second. Weidenfeller may well extend his clean sheet streak in a very winnable-looking next fixture against FC Köln.

March 1, 2015

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Weidenfeller got a clean sheet Saturday as Dortmund beat Schalke 3-0.

Weidenfeller had little to do as Dortmund swept aside Schalke with a superb attacking display. The opponents offered little threat in front of goal and he kept a clean sheet as a result.

February 25, 2015

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Weidenfeller failed to keep a clean sheet and was at fault for the first goal Tuesday as Dortmund slipped to a 2-1 Champions League defeat to Juventus.

Weidenfeller hasn't been in fantastic form of late and has now conceded six in three games. He didn't look solid at all on Tuesday and particularly could have done better for Juventus' opener. The goalkeeper clumsily spilled opponent striker Alvaro Morata's effort into the path of Carlos Tevez for the Argentine to score with an easy tap-in. Weidenfeller may well have Dortmund number two Mitchell Langerak knocking on the door for his place soon if his form doesn't improve quickly.