The official website for European football

No Neuendorf for Hertha

Published: Wednesday 29 January 2003, 13.40CET
Hertha BSC Berlin will be missing Andreas Neuendorf for the UEFA Cup fourth round following a groin operation.
Published: Wednesday 29 January 2003, 13.40CET

No Neuendorf for Hertha

Hertha BSC Berlin will be missing Andreas Neuendorf for the UEFA Cup fourth round following a groin operation.

Hertha BSC Berlin will take on Portuguese side Boavista FC in the fourth round of the UEFA Cup without the injured Andreas Neuendorf.

Imminent operation
The flame-haired midfield player, who goes by the nickname 'Zecke', is to have an operation on his groin tomorrow which will keep him out of the first leg at the Olympiastadion on 20 February and the following week's return in Porto.

UEFA ban
Neuendorf's UEFA Cup campaign got off to an inauspicious start when he was sent off for headbutting an opponent in the first-round victory against Aberdeen FC, an act which earned him a three-match UEFA ban.

London stalemate
The 27-year-old missed both legs of the second-round victory against APOEL Nicosia FC and returned for the second leg of Hertha's tie against Fulham FC, helping his side secure a 0-0 draw in London which sealed a 2-1 aggregate victory.

Last updated: 29/01/03 15.03CET

Related information

Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=51464.html#no+neuendorf+hertha

UEFA.com features

UEFA & FARE network unite to promote inclusion, diversity and accessibility
  • UEFA & FARE network unite to promote inclusion, diversity and accessibility
  • Luís Figo joins UEFA as Football Advisor
  • UEFA launches anti-doping reporting platform
  • #EqualGame focus at London sports business summit
  • 2017 UEFA Grassroots Awards winners unveiled
  • Grassroots gold goes to Northern Irish club
  • ‘Football gives you freedom’: Hungarian blind footballer stars in UEFA’s #EqualGame campaign
  • Keeping competitive balance - Aleksander Čeferin
  • 13th Extraordinary UEFA Congress decisions
  • UEFA launches new #EqualGame adverts starring Hegerberg, Messi, Pogba, Ronaldo & amateur players
1 of 10