Alonso: With Lewandowski & Robben injury, Barca is more favored
Munich – ederanya Robert Lewandowski and Arjen Robben be a big loss for Bayern Munich ahead of his duel with Barcelona. Xabi Alonso assess this situation makes more favored Barcelona qualify.
Both the Bayern players have injury while performing in the DFB-Pokal semi-final match against Borussia Dortmund last night. Lewandowski suffered concussion and jaw injury after a clash with Dortmund goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak.
Nevertheless, the Polish striker still have great hopes when Die Roten can fit a visit to the Camp Nou for the first leg semi-final live in the middle of next week.
While it is certain Robben rested until the end of the season after suffering a calf injury just 16 minutes after his comeback from an abdominal injury.
“Without Lewandowski and Robben, Barca is more favored to qualify,” the value of the Bayern midfielder was quoted by Marca.
“But it’s okay to say so – you just have to prove it on the pitch,” said Alonso.
Against Barca, Bayern supported a good record. In four meetings in competitive matches, Bayern successfully won three times and lost just once. His last duel occurred in the 2012-13 semi-finals where the Bavarians superior absolute with a 7-0 aggregate.