Loading...
Loading Live Scoring...
*All times CAT (GMT+2)
days
:
hours
:
minutes
:
seconds

Football | Germany

Holger Badstuber © Reuters Images

Badstuber to undergo surgery



Bayern Munich central defender Holger Badstuber will undergo surgery on Monday after suffering a torn cruciate ligament in his right knee that will rule him out for five months, the Bundesliga leaders said on Sunday.

The Germany defender, who had come back days ago from a three-week injury break, turned his right knee after a challenge with fellow Germany international Mario Goetze during the 1-1 draw with Borussia Dortmund on Saturday.

He had to be carried off the pitch on a stretcher and underwent more tests on Sunday.

"Badstuber will undergo surgery on Monday and after that will be out of action for about five months," Bayern said in a statement.

Bayern, who lead the Bundesliga table by eight points, have also qualified for the knockout stage of the Champions League.

They host Belarussian side BATE Borisov on Wednesday in their last Group F match as they try to finish top.



Comments

More expert analysis and opinion from Sport24
The opinions expressed by Sport24 experts and bloggers are theirs alone, and do not necessarily represent those of SuperSport

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Other Live Streaming

Event Streaming

Channel Streaming

Sports Talk



Segun Odegbami
Kunle Awesu resurrects
About a week ago, I opened my Facebook page and somehow discovered a section full of some old...

Dr Errol Sweeney
Refs under fire from ex refs
It is hypocrisy of the highest order when refs should have the audacity to come out and criticise...

Sunday Oliseh
Premier League title - Who’s in the hunt?
This is definitely, in my opinion, one of the most interesting, competitive and unpredictable...

Calvin Emeka Onwuka
Pep needs to adapt quickly
The US Network, NBC broadcast a documentary over the weekend "Inside The Mind of Pep". The...