Julian Weigl was hospitalized after the stoning of the Benfica bus following the draw conceded against Tondela for the resumption of the Portuguese championship.
The big arms of the Portuguese championship are struggling during this recovery period. After the FC Porto, beaten by Falamicao (1-0), on Wednesday, Benfica who had to settle for a draw (0-0) on Thursday against Tondela. A poor performance which angered the Lisbon supporters even though the Eagles took the opportunity to take back control of the ranking.
And some Benfica supporters were so angry that after the match they did not hesitate to rock the players’ bus when he returned to the training center. Several windows broke down and some players were hit by shards of glass. Andrija Zivkovic and Julian Weigl were discharged to be taken to hospital for exams.
Events that inevitably bring back painful memories to the German international. In April 2017, the Borussia Dortmund bus was the target of a serious explosive attack, which left the Ruhr club players in shock and injured Marc Bartra in the arm. The Marsupials have also split a message to their former player. “Quickly heal Jule! Our former player Julian Weigl was the victim of a bus attack on his Benfica team last night. He is slightly injured and is under observation at the hospital“Wrote Borussia on Twitter.
🙏 Gute Besserung, Jule!
– Borussia Dortmund (@BVB) June 5, 2020