The German newspaper “Bild” revealed details of the injury of Matthijs de Ligt, a team defender Bayern Munich Germany, confirming that the Dutch international will be absent from the team for a period ranging from 4 to 6 weeks after suffering a knee injury during the match that the team lost to Saarbrücken in the German Cup yesterday, Wednesday..
De Ligt, Bayern Munich defender
Bayern Munich bid farewell to the German Cup in a huge upset, after losing to its host, the third-tier team Saarbrücken, by two goals to one, in the meeting that brought them together on Wednesday evening, at the “Ludwig Park” stadium, in the second round of the tournament..
According to the report, De Ligt suffered an injury to the internal ligament in his right knee. Thomas Tuchel, the team’s coach, expressed his concern about the injury, saying: “It is the same knee again. The same cartilage. It is a very painful injury. So far we do not have any diagnosis.”“.
It is noteworthy that De Ligt recently returned from a three-week absence due to a previous knee injury that he suffered in the middle of last month after a match against Bochum. Therefore, this new injury increases concern about the player’s condition.
Dortmund vs. Bayern
Bayern Munich is preparing to face Borussia Dortmund the day after tomorrow, Saturday, and Tuchel will have to deal with the lack of options in the defense position due to De Ligt’s injury. Although Dayot Upamecano returned to training this week, it is not yet clear whether he will be ready to participate in the next match or not.
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