In a shocking turn of events, Bayern Munich suffered a major injury blow ahead of facing PSG in the UEFA Champions League quarterfinals.
Throughout the current season, Robert Lewandowski has been Bayern Munich’s most important player. During the international break. There was a major fear that some of the best players in the world could pick up injuries while playing for their national teams. Well, the Polish striker just got some of the worst news he could’ve gotten after Sunday’s match.
He had to step out of the pitch in his side’s 3-0 victory with an evident knee issue and traveled back to Munich. Today, the Bavarian club announced the worst possible news for them and Lewandowski. We won’t get to see him play against PSG in the UEFA Champions League. In fact, this injury might even get him out of the first-leg semifinal if Bayern defeats the French giants. We have no doubts about Robert’s quality and how important he is for his club.
Robert will be out for four weeks.
Bayern Munich will have to see how they can overcome not having Lewandowski playing for them against PSG. His absence could present itself as one of the biggest problems ahead of the most crucial part of the season for them. This might very well become a blessing for PSG if they want to reach the tournament’s semifinals. Bayern issued the following statement on their official website: “Robert Lewandowski has strained a ligament in his right knee,” they wrote.
“The FC Bayern striker will be out for around four weeks. After Poland’s 3-0 win over Andorra, Lewandowski returned early to Munich. Where a diagnosis was made by the German record champions’ medical team. The 32-year-old had scored the first two goals in Sunday’s match before having to leave the field after an hour following a clash.”