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Why Manuel Neuer's Injury Setback Could Gift Bayern's Rivals a Clear Shot at the Bundesliga Title

Widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in world football, Manuel Neuer may not return to the pitch until April because of his latest injury. The 31-year-old Bayern Munich captain has seen just two goals go past him in three Bundesliga appearances this season, Marc Uth's brace on matchday two ruining an otherwise formidable record in between the sticks for the Bavarians this season. Former VfB Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich is set to fill his compatriot's boots while Neuer recovers from a...

Why Manuel Neuer's Injury Setback Could Gift Bayern's Rivals a Clear Shot at the Bundesliga Title

Widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in world football, Manuel Neuer may not return to the pitch until April because of his latest injury. The 31-year-old Bayern Munich captain has seen just two goals go past him in three Bundesliga appearances this season, Marc Uth's brace on matchday two ruining an otherwise formidable record in between the sticks for the Bavarians this season. Former VfB Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich is set to fill his compatriot's boots while Neuer recovers from a...

Why Manuel Neuer's Injury Setback Could Gift Bayern's Rivals a Clear Shot at the Bundesliga Title

Widely regarded as the best goalkeeper in world football, Manuel Neuer may not return to the pitch until April because of his latest injury. The 31-year-old Bayern Munich captain has seen just two goals go past him in three Bundesliga appearances this season, Marc Uth's brace on matchday two ruining an otherwise formidable record in between the sticks for the Bavarians this season. Former VfB Stuttgart goalkeeper Sven Ulreich is set to fill his compatriot's boots while Neuer recovers from a...

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's coach Manuel Baum during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Simon Terodde (front) is challenged by Augsburg's Jeffrey Gouweleeuw during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Supporters of Stuttgart react during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's Caiuby (L) is challenged by Stuttgart's Josip Brekalo during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's Daniel Opare (L) is challenged by Stuttgart's Dennis Aogo during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's Rani Khedira (R) is challenged by Stuttgart's Benjamin Pavard during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's Caiuby (L) jumps for a header with Stuttgart's Timo Baumgartl during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's coach Manuel Baum during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's coach Hannes Wolf during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's Ja-Cheol Koo (L) is challenged by Stuttgart's Santiago Ascacibar during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's Rani Khedira (L) is challenged by Stuttgart's Anastasios Donis during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Santiago Ascacibar (L) is challenged by Augsburg's Rani Khedira during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's coach Manuel Baum sits on the bench prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's coach Manuel Baum sits on the bench prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Augsburg's coach Manuel Baum sits on the bench prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's coach Hannes Wolf prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's coach Hannes Wolf prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's coach Hannes Wolf prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 23/09/2017.- Stuttgart's coach Hannes Wolf prior to the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and FC Augsburg at Mercedes-Benz Arena in Stuttgart, Germany, 23 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

VIDEO: Stuttgart Captain Suffers Life-Threatening Injury After Face Shattered in High Knee Collision

VfB Stuttgart were looking to secure their second win of the season at home to VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday, their only previous win this season coming at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in a 1-0 victory over Mainz 05. Despite claiming victory over the Wolves, Congolese winger Chadrac Akolo notching his second Bundesliga goal in as many matches, the game was overshadowed by the horrific injury suffered by club captain Christian Gentner. The 32-year-old, who first joined Stuttgart in 1999, was on the...

VIDEO: Stuttgart Captain Suffers Life-Threatening Injury After Face Shattered in High Knee Collision

VfB Stuttgart were looking to secure their second win of the season at home to VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday, their only previous win this season coming at the Mercedes-Benz Arena in a 1-0 victory over Mainz 05. Despite claiming victory over the Wolves, Congolese winger Chadrac Akolo notching his second Bundesliga goal in as many matches, the game was overshadowed by the horrific injury suffered by club captain Christian Gentner. The 32-year-old, who first joined Stuttgart in 1999, was on the...

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's head coach Hannes Wolf reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Simon Terodde (L) in action against Wolfsburg's Robin Knoche (C) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. Stuttgart won 1-0. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Timo Baumgartl celebrates after the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. Stuttgart won 1-0. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Christian Gentner (C) is stretchered off the pitch after being injured during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Wolfsburg's head coach Andries Jonker watches the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart players celebrate their 1-0 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's head coach Hannes Wolf celebrates his team's 1-0 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Chadrac Akolo (R) celebrates with his coach Hannes Wolf (L) after scoring the 1-0 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Chadrac Akolo reacts after scoring the 1-0 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Chadrac Akolo reacts after scoring the 1-0 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Chadrac Akolo (C) scores the 1-0 lead during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Wolfsburg's Joshua Guilavogui (L) in action against Stuttgart's Anastasios Donis (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Anastasios Donis (C) in action against Wolfsburg's Maximilian Arnold (R) during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

Stuttgart (Germany), 16/09/2017.- Stuttgart's Andreas Beck reacts during the German Bundesliga soccer match between VfB Stuttgart and VfL Wolfsburg in Stuttgart, Germany, 16 September 2017. (Alemania) EFE/EPA/DANIEL KOPATSCH EMBARGO CONDITIONS - ATTENTION: Due to the accreditation guidelines, the DFL only permits the publication and utilisation of up to 15 pictures per match on the internet and in online media during the match.

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