dThe next serious injury with the bitter loss of the winger Kingsley Coman At the end of the season, the debate on the possible causes and motives increased at FC Bayern Munich. “It's very bitter, especially at the stage where you're playing for the title,” coach Thomas Tuchel said afterwards. 2-0 against 1. FC Cologne with the current panorama of the Champions League and the second leg of the quarterfinals on Wednesday (9:00 p.m. in FAZ live ticker for the Champions League and on DAZN) against Arsenal FC.

After You Serge Gnabry After suffering another muscle injury in the 2-2 draw in London, Coman was the next offensive player to suffer a right thigh muscle injury on Saturday. This season at FC Bayern there have been more than 20 muscle injuries.

“Unfortunately, this continues throughout the season. We have a very high number of injuries, muscle injuries. This is anything but optional,” said the sports director. Christopher Freund, who also seemed perplexed: “We are discussing internally why this could be the case. It's not a good situation. The goal is, of course, that next season we finish the season with fewer injuries.”

Tuchel does not see a clear pattern

Tuchel had already spoken in detail about the problem before the match against Cologne and complained: “This doesn't stop.” The 50-year-old reported that this is being discussed at all levels of the club. It could be due to training, the grass on the training ground and the stadium, but it could also just be bad luck. As a coach, Tuchel does not see a clear pattern. “I think they're basically different injuries,” he said.

In Coman, however, another player has been hit “who has returned from an injury, is free to play and we are managing the minutes. And yet, we cannot prevent these injuries from recurring,” Tuchel said.

Thomas muller Observing Coman's unfortunate injury situation on the field, he immediately signaled to the bench that something worse must have happened. “You felt pain yourself,” the attacker said. “It's not the first time in my life that we've lost important players in the quarter-finals and semi-finals of the Champions League, it happened to Rib and Rob from time to time,” the 34-year-old said.

He remembered the past with injury-prone wingers like Franck Ribéry and Arjen Robben. “Many people think in the background,” says national player Müller: “Each player also does a lot to be on the field every day.”


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