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Diego Benaglio may have to miss Wolfsburg's match against Dortmund as his wife is close to giving birth.

The availability of Wolfsburg goalkeeper Diego Benaglio for tomorrow's clash with Wolfsburg still lies in the balance. The 27-year-old is expecting his wife to give birth within the next day or two, and depending on whether she goes into labour before the match, the goalkeeper will decide if he should play or not.

"We will decide soon," the Swiss goalkeeper told reporters. "but I think I can play."

Head coach Steve McClaren, who has three sons, offered some encouragement for Benaglio:

"It all worked out [for me]. They were all born between games."

Mrs. Benaglio will hope her child can wait until after tomorrow's match, which is scheduled for 15:30 local time.

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