Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski is set to miss his side’s Champions League round-of-16 second leg against Chelsea after enduring a left tibia injury on Tuesday.
Lewandowski rounded out the scoring as Bayern pounded Chelsea 3-0 at Stamford Bridge in the first leg, yet Poland international is probably not going to include when the teams meet again on March 18. Bayern tweeted that he will miss as long as about a month of activity because of the injury.
Lewandowski tapped in a cross from Alphonso Davies on Tuesday after previous Arsenal winger Serge Gnabry netted a brace to leave Chelsea with an incredibly troublesome second leg.
Lewandowski will probably miss Bundesliga conflicts with Hoffenheim, Schalke, Augsburg, and Union Berlin before the home fixture against Chelsea, with the league match against Eintracht Frankfurt occurring around his expected brings go back.
The striker, who has 39 goals in 33 games in all competitions this term, is the leading scorer in the Bundesliga this season with 25 goals. He is pursuing Gerd Muller’s all-time record of 40 goals in the challenge in a single term.
Bayern are top of the Bundesliga table on 49 points, one in front of RB Leipzig and four in front of third-placed Borussia Dortmund.