Canada’s Alphonso Davies expected to be back in Bayern Munich squad Sunday



Bayern Munich supervisor Julian Nagelsmann says Canadian star Alphonso Davies, who suffered a cranial bruise after taking a boot to the top final weekend, might determine in Sunday’s recreation towards SC Freiburg.

“Alphonso Davies hasn’t had any issues the final couple of days in coaching,” Nagelsmann mentioned Saturday in his pre-match information convention.

The coach mentioned whereas he would see how Davies and Matthijs de Ligt (hip) fare in the ultimate coaching session, he was optimistic.

“I’m feeling like each of them are going to be good to go,” mentioned Nagelsmann, including that Serge Gnabry (knee) is in the identical boat.

Third-place Bayern hosts second-place Freiburg at Allianz Arena.

Davies had to be helped off the sphere final weekend simply earlier than halftime of a recreation towards Borussia Dortmund after difficult Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham for the ball. The English midfielder, utilizing his physique to defend the ball from Davies, knocked the ball into the air together with his proper foot, wanting to pivot and knock it away from the Bayern fullback.

Davies bought his head to the ball first and Bellingham’s foot linked with the Canadian’s face, not the ball. Davies then fell to the bottom, clutching his face.

The 21-year-old from Edmonton obtained therapy and seemed unsteady as he was helped off the sphere on the eve of halftime. He didn’t see additional motion.

Dortmund rallied to tie the sport 2-2 on objectives in the 74th and ninety fifth minute after Bayern went up 2-0.

Davies missed the midweek Champions League win over Czechia’s Viktoria Plzen.

Bayern will be with out the injured Manuel Neuer, Bouna Sarr and Lucas Hernandez in addition to the suspended Kingsley Coman.

This report by The Canadian Press was first revealed Oct. 15, 2022


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