Champions League

Lewandowski & Neuer to miss Bayern’s Champions League clash with Atletico

Robert Lewandowski
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The German champions will be without a prized duo when they continue the defence of their European crown at Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday evening.

Hansi Flick has confirmed that Robert Lewandowski and Manuel Neuer will both miss Bayern Munich ‘s Champions league  clash with Atletico Madrid.

Bayern will travel to Wanda Metropolitano on Tuesday night safe in the knowledge that they have already qualified for the last 16 as Group A winners.

The reigning European champions opened the defence of their title by beating Atletico 4-0 at Allianz Arena, before beating Lokomotiv Moscow  2-1 in Russia and Red Bull Salzburg 6-2 in Austria

After their meeting with Atletico, Bayern will look ahead to Leipzig’s arrival at the Allianz on Saturday – a fixture which comes four days before they wrap up their Champions League group-stage campaign at home to Lokomotiv Moscow.