Bayern Munich stand on the verge of a stunning achievement this weekend as they prepare to take on Wolfsburg in the Bundesliga.
Germany full back Marcell Jansen suffered an ankle ligament injury in Wednesday's 1-0 win over Chile.
Schalke 04 have no time to lick their wounds from recent confidence-sapping defeats at home and in Europe.
Poland striker Robert Lewandowski will miss Wednesday's friendly against Scotland due to a knee injury.
Bundesliga clubs should offer more resistance and not roll over and accept defeat against a Bayern Munich.
Stuttgart decided coach Thomas Schneider would not be sacked ahead of Saturday's relegation clash with Eintracht Braunschweig.
Bayern Munich star Toni Kroos is considering a move to Manchester United, according to his brother, Felix.
Eintracht Frankfurt coach Armin Veh will not renew his contract with the club and is to leave at the end of the season.
Round-up: VfB Stuttgart slumped to an eighth consecutive Bundesliga defeat after missing an open goal against Frankfurt.
Arjen Robben scored a hat-trick as runaway leaders Bayern Munich won their 15th league match in a row, beating Schalke 5-1.
Lightning struck twice for Marc-Andre ter Stegen on Saturday when Borussia Moenchengladbach faced Eintracht Braunschweig.
Japan captain Makoto Hasebe has had surgery on his right knee for the second time in a month.
Bayern Munich are offering no apologies for their dominance of the Bundesliga in the last two seasons.
When Dortmund became the fifth different team to win the Bundesliga in eight seasons in 2011, the league was wide open.
Borussia Dortmund have banned a supporter from their stadium until 2020 for shouting "Sieg Heil" during a minute's silence.
Switzerland defender Johan Djourou would be open to a permanent move from Arsenal to Hamburg in the summer.