David Alaba Ruled Out of Champions League Clash With a Thigh Injury


Bayern Munich have confirmed that their full-back defender “David Alaba” will miss out on Wednesday's Champions League group opener against “Red Star Belgrade” after picking up a thigh injury.
The 27years old, was not listed in the starting line-up just before kick-off in Bayern's 1-1 draw at RB Leipzig on Saturday after getting injured in the warm-up.
The announcement was made on Sunday, which confirms that the Austrian international had torn a muscle in his left thigh, and said he would be out of action "for the time being".
David Alaba, who won the Champions League with Bayern in 2013, has become a senior figure in the Bayern dressing room following the departures of veteran players such as Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben last season.
Indeed, his absence on Saturday fixtures forced the head coach “Niko Kovac” to shuffle his defence line up as Bayern munchen missed a chance to go top of the Bundesliga against Leipzig on Saturday.
During the Bundisliga fixtures, It was observed that new signing Lucas Hernandez filled in for “David Alaba” on the left while “Jerome Boateng” took Hernandez' position in central defence.

Post a Comment

0 Comments