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Lewandowski to miss UCL quarter-final against PSG due to knee injury

Tue 30 March 2021 | 17:36

Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski will miss both of his side’s Champions League quarter-final ties against Paris Saint-Germain due to sprained ligaments in his right knee.

The striker is expected to be sidelined for both legs of

Bayern Munich

's Champions League quarterfinal ties with

Paris Saint-Germain

, which are set to take place April 7 and 13.

The 32-year-old will also miss Saturday’s top-of-the-table Bundesliga clash at second-placed

RB Leipzig

, with leaders Bayern four points clear.

In a brief statement on the

club's Twitter account

, the Bundesliga champions said

: "Robert Lewandowski has suffered sprained ligaments in his right knee. The striker will be out for around four weeks."

Robert Lewandowski sustained the injury in Poland's 3-0 World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday, a game in which he scored twice.

Poland subsequently confirmed he will play no part in the upcoming clash with England and will return to Bayern for treatment.

"Clinical tests have shown damage to the collateral ligament of the right knee,"

an

official statement posted on the Polish FA's website

read

.

"The short time remaining until the next match excludes the participation of the national team captain in this match. This would carry too much risk of aggravating the injury."


source: SportMob