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Bayern Munich star dominated out of Actual Madrid second leg via harm


Bayern Munich have confirmed that left-back Raphael Guerreiro will miss Wednesday’s Champions League semi-final second leg towards Actual Madrid via harm.

Guerreiro began the primary leg on the bench however got here on at half-time as a central midfielder, and he performed an integral position in Bayern wrestling management of the sport.

Sadly, he managed simply 17 minutes of Saturday’s conflict with Stuttgart earlier than taking place with an ankle harm which pressured him to go away the stadium on crutches, and Bayern have now confirmed he’ll sit out Wednesday’s big conflict.

“FC Bayern must make do with out Raphael Guerreiro within the subsequent few matches,” a membership assertion learn.

“The Portuguese sustained a ligament and capsule harm in his ankle in Saturday’s Bundesliga match away at Stuttgart, as confirmed by a scan by the FC Bayern medical division. Guerreiro needed to be subbed off within the seventeenth minute towards Stuttgart.”

Matthijs de Ligt

De Ligt is again in coaching / Alexander Hassenstein/GettyImages

There was, nonetheless, some constructive information for Bayern, who went on to substantiate that Jamal Musiala skilled with the group on Sunday regardless of choosing up a knock which pressured him off the sector towards Stuttgart.

Musiala was joined in coaching by centre-back Matthijs de Ligt, who has missed the final two video games via harm.

The tie is delicately poised after a 2-2 draw within the first leg. Bayern fell behind to a strike from Vinicius Junior however roared right into a lead after half-time due to objectives from Leroy Sane and Harry Kane, who’s now only one aim behind Wayne Rooney within the battle to turn into the very best scoring Englishman in Champions League historical past.

A late Vinicius penalty earned a share of the spoils for Madrid, who’ve progressed in 18 of the 19 European ties during which they didn’t lose the primary leg. However, Bayern have been eradicated in 4 of their 5 ties that started with a first-leg draw.