The Knee! FC Bayern Bang against RB Leipzig, with Robert Lewandowski

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Ligament injury in the knee
FC Bayern Bang against RB Leipzig, with Robert Lewandowski

Robert Lewandowski injured himself in his work for the Polish national team

© Czarek Sokolowski / DPA

Even still, Hansi Flick has to rebuild for the top Bundesliga match against RB Leipzig in his defense. Now striker Robert Lewandowski injured in the national team. For the scorer and the FC Bayern, it will be tight.

Worried Uli Hoeness picked up the phone: For the world footballer Robert Lewandowski, the use of the League is run firecracker against RB Leipzig to the race against time. The 32-year-old super striker has suffered in the world Cup qualifying match of the Polish national team against Andorra (3:0) a ligament injury in his right knee in.

The Association is added, it takes the healing of such injuries usually “five to ten days”. The top game of Lewandowski FC Bayern Munich tracker Leipzig rises on Saturday (18.30 p.m./Sky), only four days later, the German record Champions Paris Saint-Germain in the first leg of the Champions League quarter-finals. It will be tight for the so-rarely missing attacker this season, only the 2:1, at 6. Round to 1. FC Cologne was completely spared.

Hoeness: my heart has stopped

As Lewandowski was replaced after an hour against Andorra, got the long-time Bayern President Hoeness as an expert in RTL a fright. “I just stayed for the heart. We hope that not much is happening,” said Hoeness after the first view of the TV images, before he picked up the phone and even after Lewandowski asked. “The first predictions don’t look so bad,” said Hoeness then.

Lewandowski, captain of Poland and two goals against Andorra, had denied prior to his replacement, a two fight in the penalty area. “He felt a little pain in the knee,” said Poland coach Paulo Sousa then. “That is why we have Packed a little ice on it. (…) He needs to rest now and sleep well. As I said, we hope it’s nothing Serious.”

Also, Alphonso Davies and Jerome Boateng are missing against Leipzig

A serious injury remained Lewandowski, according to the Association saves. Rather than in the all-important world Cup qualifying game on Wednesday aground against England, he traveled in advance of Poland’s national team, and instead return to FC Bayern for further treatments. The time for the Munich runs in front of the groundbreaking title duel in Leipzig. The duration of the clippers, who has already met 35 Times this season, and the legendary 40-goal record set by Gerd Müller can crack, ‘t want to miss, of course.

Duration of the player Lewandowski had failed for the last time at the end of February 2020 for a long time. At the time, he had moved in, however, is also “a dawn of the tibial edge of the left knee joint”, as it was called.

Lewandowski was missing against Leipzig, it would be for the FC Bayern the next human impact. Coach Hansi Flick, must rebuild the Defensive, since Alphonso Davies (Red card) and Jerome Boateng (5. Yellow card) are banned; Niklas Süle was left due to a strain on the weekend in advance from the DFB Team.

tis / Martin Moravec and Jan Mies

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