The Canadian Press - ONLINE EDITION
Borussia Dortmund won't appeal coach Champions League ban, Klopp won't coach against Arsenal
DORTMUND, Germany - Borussia Dortmund will not appeal coach Juergen Klopp's Champions League ban and his assistant will lead the team against Arsenal on Oct. 22 in London.
Klopp says he doesn't want to create the impression that he is taking lightly his "incorrect behaviour" and is accepting UEFA's ruling "with a heavy heart."
UEFA imposed a two-match ban against Klopp for his "irresponsible" rant at a match official during Dortmund's 2-1 defeat at Napoli on Sept. 18.
The German coach served the first match of his sanction during Dortmund's 3-0 victory against Marseille last week. Klopp's assistant, Zeljko Buvac, will guide the team in London again.
(1 of 50 articles for this week)12/10/2013 11:27 PM 0