Robert Lewandowski will miss both legs of the quarter-finals of Bayern Munich’s Champions League against Paris Saint-Germain after being ruled out for almost a month with a knee injury, the Bundesliga giants said on Tuesday

“The striker will be out for about four weeks,” FC Bayern said in a statement confirming Lewandowski’s right knee injured after Poland’s 3-0 win over Andorra on Had scored twice in the World Cup qualifiers on Sunday

The 32-year-old will also miss the Bundesliga duel on Saturday at second-placed RB Leipzig Leader Bayern is four points ahead

The Bavarians are on 7 April hosted the PSG in the round of 16 before they played on 13 April visit the Parc des Princes for the second leg

Without Lewandowski, Bayern reserve striker Eric Maxim Choupo-Moting or German winger Serge Gnabry could play up front

The Polish international has scored 35 goals in 25 league games this season, which is close to Gerd Mueller’s record of 40 in a single Bundesliga season

“Bayern will have a strong team on the pitch – even without Lewandowski,” said Leipzig sports director Markus Kroesche of the daily Bild in front of Lewandowski’s diagnosis

“Basically you don’t want anyone to be injured, but it is already the case that we focus on our own performance”

Lewandowski, who was voted FIFA’s best male player in 2020, has scored a total of 42 goals for Bayern in 36 games this season


Weltnachrichten – GB – Lewandowski is out due to injury for 4 weeks to miss the draw between Bayern and PSG