Poland must do without Robert Lewandowski on Wednesday in the important World Cup qualifying match against England. The World Footballer of the Year has suffered a knee injury from Sunday’s duel with Andorra and may also miss the Bundesliga topper RB Leipzig-Bayern Munich on Saturday.
Lewandowski had to be replaced after an hour. Medical examinations on Monday showed that the Bayern top shooter has damage to his right knee, although it is not yet clear how long he will be sidelined.
“Due to the short time remaining until the next match, he cannot participate. It would entail too great a risk of exacerbating the injury. This decision is the only correct one, taking into account the upcoming European Championship,” said the Polish federation. in a statement.
The 32-year-old Lewandowski scored the first two goals against Andorra. Last week he contributed with a goal to a 3-3 draw against Hungary. At Bayern, the striker has already scored 42 goals this season, 35 of which in the Bundesliga.
Lewandowski scored the first two goals against Andorra. The 32-year-old striker from Bayern Munich is in top form. He has already scored 42 goals for his German club this season, 35 of which in the Bundesliga. Lewandowski helped Poland last week with a goal in the final phase to a point at the start of the World Cup qualification against Hungary (3-3).
The World Cup qualifying match between England and Poland will be played at Wembley and starts on Wednesday at 8.45 p.m. The top match between Leipzig and Bayern is on the program on Saturday at 6.30 pm.
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