15 Apr Bayern Munich news: Manuel Neuer confronting fourteen days on sidelines with muscular trauma
The German ripped muscle fibers during a thorough victory over Fortuna Dusseldorf on Sunday and he’s now expected to miss three essential fittings
Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer is confronting fourteen days on the sidelines after sustaining a muscle trauma over the weekend.
The German winners returned into the Bundesliga summit with a 4-1 triumph over Fortuna Dusseldorf on Sunday, as a result of some Kingsley Coman brace and targets out of Serge Gnabry and Leon Goretzka.
Head trainer Niko Kovac was dealt with a significant injury blow at the 53rd moment, but as Neuer limped off with a calf problem to be substituted by Sven Ulreich.
After an examination by the club’s health officers Dr Hans-Wilhelm Müller-Wohlfahrt and Prof Dr Peter Ueblacker, the Bayern number one was ruled out of action for 14 days.
Ulreich will probably be drafted in to replace Neuer for a coming league and cup twice Werder Bremen, while he’s also not likely to play a role against Nurnberg on April 28.
Mats Hummels also sustained a thigh injury late in the match at Dusseldorf, but he’s expected to return quickly following a day or two off training.
— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) April 15, 2019
The Bavarians are pursuing another national double return May, however Kovac has suffered a tumultuous coming season in charge in the Allianz Arena.
Bayern only really started to click into gear after the turn of this calendar year, having originally allowed arch-rivals Borussia Dortmund to achieve the upper hand at the title race.
An early Champions League exit at the hands of Liverpool also attracted criticism and a good deal of specialists have indicated that the team at the center of a decrease.
But, eight wins out of their past nine Bundesliga matches has witnessed Bayern profit a one-point guide over Dortmund going in the final five games of the effort.
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A 5-0 home win against Lucien Favre’s side in early April finished their comeback and it currently appears a momentum change has happened in the struggle near the peak of the table.
The reduction of Neuer at this vital phase of the year might have a harmful impact, however, since he’s begun 36 matches across all contests.
Ulreich, meanwhile, was limited to only six appearances and he’ll have his work cut out from an in-form Bremen attack once they arrive in the Allianz on Saturday.