Canadian star Alphonso Davies returns to training with Bayern after head injury

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Canadian star Alphonso Davies, who had to be helped off the sector final weekend after taking a boot to the head, was again training Friday with Bayern Munich.

While Friday was formally a time off from training, Bayern stated Davies, Matthijs de Ligt, Serge Gnabry — who all missed Bayern’s 4-2 Champions League win Wednesday at Czechia’s Viktoria Plzen — and goalkeeper Johannes Schenk educated with head coach Julian Nagelsmann, assistant coach Dino Toppmoller and head of health Holger Broich.

Davies was recognized with a “cranial bruise” in taking a boot to the face in Bayern’s 2-2 draw at Borussia Dortmund final Saturday.

The 21-year-old from Edmonton was damage within the forty fifth minute at Signal Iduna Park in 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 with his proper foot, wanting to pivot and knock it away from the Bayern fullback.

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

He acquired therapy and regarded unsteady as he was helped off the sector on the eve of halftime. He didn’t see additional motion.

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

Third-place Bayern, which has not given a timeline for Davies’ return to motion, hosts second-place Freiburg on Sunday at Allianz Arena.


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