Dortmund and Monaco were set to kick off their Champions League Quarterfinal match-up today at the Westfalenstadion, but the first leg has now been postponed until tomorrow.
The game will kick-off tomorrow at 12:45 EST, or 6:45 CET.
This is following three explosions outside the stadium in the vicinity of the Dortmund team bus. Marc Bartra was reportedly taken to the hospital with minor injuries to his hand. but is expected to be okay.
Information is still filtering in, but the Dortmund bus was pictured with a broken window. Dortmund also mentioned that there was no imminent danger at the stadium.
Borussia Dortmund's team bus with a broken window— DW Sports (@dw_sports) April 11, 2017
(pic via @JuergenKoers) pic.twitter.com/JCX88do7Q6
This is clearly the right decision, as football comes second in situations like this. Thankfully any serious injury was avoided, and hopefully the authorities can investigate and determine just what caused the explosions.
Still, it has been a scary day in Dortmund.
We’ll keep you updated with more information as it becomes available.
UPDATE: Marc Bartra is currently undergoing surgery for a broken radius in his wrist.
.@bvb press officer @SaschaFligge: "@marcbartra is receiving surgery as of now. He has a broken radius in his wrist." #bvbasm— Stefan Buczko (@StefanBuczko) April 11, 2017