Ann-Katrin Berger has dropped out of the Germany women’s squad ahead of their upcoming World Cup qualifiers. The goalkeeper, who plays for Chelsea, picked up an injury in a recent Champions League match against Juventus. Germany are due to play a double-header against Israel in Tel Aviv on Thursday, 21st October (18:00 CEST) and in Essen on Tuesday, 26th October (16:05 CEST).
Head coach Martina Voss-Tecklenburg will not be calling up a replacement for Berger. A total of 23 players will arrive in Düsseldorf on Monday in order to begin preparing for the matches.