FC Bayern have to Change Early in The Game Against SC Freiburg Due to Injury

FC Bayern have to change early in the game against SC Freiburg due to injury. Serge Gnabry leaves the field stricken in the first half.

Serge Gnabry‘s assignment on Sunday ended prematurely.

Bayern’s winger had to be replaced in the first half of the 2-1 win against SC Freiburg on Sunday.

In the 25th minute, Gnabry Freiburg keeper Florian Müller forced a parry with a deflected shot from distance, shortly afterwards he grabbed his right thigh. Despite a short treatment break, the winger couldn’t go on.

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Bayern coach Flick expects Gnabry to return soon
“With Serge Gnabry, I think the injury is not serious,” said Bayern coach Hansi Flick afterwards, referring to the team doctors: “It only closed the muscle, it was treated directly. I assume that it is relative fast. It came from the back, according to my information. ” It was initially unclear whether Gnabry would be available again in the game at FC Augsburg on Wednesday.

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Leroy Sane came into play for Gnabry, who last missed the league game at Borussia Mönchengladbach due to a bruised shin.

Freiburg also complains about two injuries
Bayern got off to a tailor-made start against the formally strong Freiburg team: Robert Lewandowski (7th) put the record champions in the lead with his 21st goal of the season. Thomas Müller saved the record champions with his goal (74th) after the interim equalization by Nils Petersen (62nd) the three-point after two competitive defeats in a row.

The Breisgauer also had to complain about injuries. Baptiste Santamaria injured his knee after a few minutes without outside interference and was replaced by Amir Abrashi after just five minutes.

Abrashi got stuck in the grass at the beginning of the second half with a tackle against Thomas Müller and also had to get out again. Janik Haberer made his comeback for Abrashi. The midfielder had not played a game since June 16, 2020 due to a broken fibula.