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Marco Reus – What the World Cup and Germany are missing

Marco Reus – What the World Cup and Germany are missing

The injury crisis of the German squad continues with Reus added to the long list of Gundogan, Schmelzer, Lars Bender, and Mario Gomez.

All those injuries have hit them significantly but Reus’ injury will certainly hurt them the most.

Klose being the only out and out striker, they need goals from midfield and Reus was their best bet.

Let us analyze how Reus could have made the difference for the Germans:

Reus has been the mainstay of the Dortmund side this season after the indispensable loss of Mario Gotze.

As seen below, he has provided goals and assists to an equal proportion of the number of matches he has played this season, showing his consistency and quality.

Apps

Goal

Assist

Shots

Pass%

Tackle

Dribble

Key pass

Interceptions

YC

35(4)

21

15

3.7

75.9

1.4

2.5

2.7

0.6

8

The biggest quality of Reus which gives him the edge …