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2022 World Cup qualifiers: Polish striker Robert Lewandowski to overlook England conflict with knee harm

The Bayern Munich ahead was injured in Sunday’s 3-0 win over Andorra in Warsaw, wherein he scored two objectives however needed to depart the sector within the 63rd minute.

File picture of Robert Lewandowski (R). AFP

Robert Lewandowski will miss Poland’s 2022 World Cup qualifier towards England with a proper knee harm, the Polish Soccer Affiliation stated on Monday.

The Bayern Munich ahead was injured in Sunday’s 3-0 win over Andorra in Warsaw, wherein he scored two objectives however needed to depart the sector within the 63rd minute.

“Therapeutic from this kind of harm often takes between 5 and ten days. Consequently, Robert Lewandowski will return to the membership the place he’ll endure additional rehabilitation,” the assertion stated.

Lewandowski’s absence is a blow to Poland, who may have relied on their star striker lined up towards England in what’s the most tough recreation of their qualifying marketing campaign.

Poland are presently third in Group I with 4 factors, two behind leaders Gareth Southgate and tied with Hungary for second after a 3-3 attract Budapest and Sunday’s victory.

Lewandowski has scored thrice in these two matches, twice towards Andorra and an outstanding late leveler towards Hungary.

Bayern initially stated the 32-year-old wouldn’t be launched to play Wednesday’s recreation at Wembley however had modified their minds as a consequence of a change from Germany. COVID-19[female[feminine journey restrictions.

The reigning European champions are hoping he might be again in time for the primary leg of their Champions League quarter-final with Paris Saint-German, which might be performed at Bayern’s Allianz Enviornment on April 17.

Lewandowski additionally hopes to interrupt Gerd Mueller’s Bundesliga document of 40 objectives in a single season, as he sits in a complete of 35 with eight league video games to go.

The Polish facet has already been affected by coronavirus infections.

Two gamers, midfielder Mateusz Klich and substitute goalkeeper Lukasz Skorupski, have examined optimistic in current days.

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