Niklas Sule and Leon Goretzka each look set to overlook Bayern Munich’s second leg towards Paris Saint-Germain within the Champions League subsequent week.
Bayern had been defeated 3-2 within the first leg and journey to Parc des Princes for the second sport the place they might want to rating not less than two objectives to show the tie on its head.
Die Roten had been already plagued with accidents to key names heading into the repeat of final season’s closing, however BILD now report that the pair each suffered muscle accidents within the sport and are ‘virtually sure’ to overlook the second leg.
Goretzka was compelled off simply over half an hour into the sport which gave Bayern a much bigger headache than they wished for having conceded after three minutes. Their issues worsened, nevertheless, when Sule was additionally compelled off three minutes earlier than half time, additionally with an harm concern.
The pair be part of the likes of Robert Lewandowski, Douglas Costa, Serge Gnabry and Corentin Tolisso on the therapy desk, which has left head coach Hansi Flick with a largely depleted first staff squad. Ought to they miss out, the prospect of going to Paris and turning across the tie feels much more of an uphill battle for the 2019/20 Champions League winners.
The accidents additionally jeopardise Bayern’s home fortunes. For all of final season’s dominance the place they swept up a treble and completed the marketing campaign with a 30 match unbeaten run, this season hasn’t been as dominant.
They sit seven factors away from second-placed RB Leipzig within the Bundesliga, however nonetheless should face third place Wolfsburg and will see their lead on the high lowered as soon as extra.
Flick now faces a giant take a look at forward of the second leg, however has welcomed again midfielder Marc Roca to coaching and will deploy each Jerome Boateng and Jamal Musiala to patch up the facet.