Leverkusen’s Schick ruled out for trip to Hungary

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Bayer Leverkusen must play their Europa League last-16 second leg at Ferencváros on Thursday without main striker Patrik Schick. The Czech, who missed the weekend win at Werder Bremen, had hoped to return but is still suffering from a groin problem. “He still has pain there and can’t travel to Budapest,” sporting director Simon Rolfes told reporters. The sick Karim Bellarabi is also not in the squad. Leverkusen lead 2-0 from the first leg. Whether Schick would be fit to face Bayern Munich in the Bundesliga this Sunday, “is not easy to answer,” Rolfes added, saying however that Leverkusen hoped…

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