For several weeks, Bayern Munich have to be without their winger star Arjen Robben following the injury that he suffered during the 2-0 defeat to Borussia Moenchen lagbach. The injury that he has to deal with is a stomach muscle tear during the Sunday (22/3) match. Robben has only recently returned from a back injury and was taken off after just 24 minutes following a challenge from Gladbasch.
Currently, the Dutchman should be out for several weeks and will not be able to make his performance on the pitch for Champions League quarter-final first leg against Porto on April 15. “His injury is almost as bad as the defeat,” according to Bayern Munich CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge. The winger had missed last week’s win over Werder Bremen and was a surprise inclusion in the starting line-up on Sunday, is the league’s second top scorer with 17 goals this team.
However, despite suffering their first home defeat of the season, Bayern are currently still 10 points clear at the top of the Bundesliga tournament table. According to Bayern boss, Pep Guardiola, the opponent team are barely got into our half before they scored their goal, and “it’s not easy to break down a side who pack their defense.”
Bayern Munich was failed to break down Borussia Moenchenlagbach’s defense and they counter-attacked superbly, but Guardiola admitted that the team had done all that they could do. They still have eight games left and Munich have the chance now to regroup during the international break.
ArjenRobben is set to miss Bayern Munich’s Champions League quarter-finals against FC Porto following the official report about his torn stomach muscles injury. He was taken to the hospital right after suffering in the first-half of Bayern’s shock 2-0 German league defeat to Borussia Moenchengladbach. German daily newspaper Bildclaimed that Robben will be out for up to eight weeks and going to miss several important matches in Bundesliga tournament.
The 31-year-old has been primary key player in Bayern Munich and winning the league title for the team in his first season with Bayern Munich. Following the successful first season with Bayern Munich, Robben was also named Footballer of the Year in Germany. Currently, the player who is known for his dribbling skills, speed and crossing ability has scored 17 goals in 21 Bundesliga match, making him Bayern’s top scorer this season, and has netted twice so far in their Champions League campaign.