Alarm phase red at Bayern Munich in the run-up to the top match against first pursuer RB Leipzig this weekend. Top scorer Robert Lewandowski fell out on Sunday evening in the World Cup qualifying match with Poland against Andorra with a knee injury. At that point he had already scored twice.
Lewandowski, who was already named Player of the Year by FIFA at the end of last year, has only become even more important for the defending champion in the Champions League this season. In fact, he looks set to break Gerd Müller’s all-time record, who once scored 40 goals in a single Bundesliga season. At the moment, Lewandowski’s counter is already at 35 roses in the competition with eight matches to go. He also scored twelve goals in the Champions League, the world cup for clubs and with the national team of Poland.
It goes without saying that the presence of ‘Lewa’ is vital for Bayern. Especially in view of the crucial weeks where The record champion stands for. Next Saturday it will play the displacement against first pursuer RB Leipzig, next Wednesday it will play against PSG in the quarter finals of the Champions League. Ex-Bayern chairman Uli Hoeness, who happened to be present as an analyst at television channel RTL, saw it with sorrow. “My heart stopped when I saw it.” Later in the evening, however, Hoeness was able to tell that the first prognosis seems to be better.
Lewandowski immediately got ice on his knee after his replacement. “It is important that he rests well. We hope it is nothing serious, “said Polish national coach Paulo Sousa at Bild. Next Wednesday, the squatter in and against England is scheduled for Poland in the qualifications for the 2022 World Cup.