Joshua Kimmich: Bayern Munich star out until January after knee surgery | Football News

first_img– Advertisement – Robert Lewandowski put Bayern aheadImage:Robert Lewandowski scores 22nd Bayern goal against former side Dortmund Robert Lewandowski kept up his sensational Klassiker form as Bayern Munich topped the Bundesliga with a rollercoaster 3-2 victory at Borussia Dortmund.Lewandowski – who also saw two other goals ruled out by VAR – netted his 22nd goal against his former employers from Lucas Hernandez’s cross three minutes after half-time to give the visitors the lead for the first time in the game, with Marco Reus’ close-range finish moments before the break already cancelled out by David Alaba’s deflected effort in first-half injury time.- Advertisement – Bayern proved the more clinical side in an end-to-end game as substitute Leroy Sane added a third following a fine run from midfield (80), before the otherwise wasteful Erling Haaland gave Dortmund hope from Raphael Guerreiro’s ball in behind (82).But in a match the hosts may have felt they deserved more from, it was their visitors who went top of the Bundesliga, ensuring Hansi Flick kept up his 100-per-cent record against Bayern’s biggest rivals and secured their sixth win from seven league games. Kimmich was forced off injured in the 36th minute of the 3-2 win in the Bundesliga top-of-the-table clash.Bayern have said that their medical staff expect Kimmich to be available for selection again in two months.Hasan Salihamidzic, a Bayern board member, said: “We’re glad that Joshua (Kimmich) will probably be available again in a matter of weeks.- Advertisement – “We’ll support him in his rehabilitation as best we can.”Bayern hold on to win Klassiker thriller Bayern Munich’s Joshua Kimmich has been ruled out until January after having surgery on a knee injury he suffered during the 3-2 Klassiker victory over Borussia Dortmund.The German international had an operation on his right lateral meniscus on Sunday evening.- Advertisement –last_img read more

Naas repeat plan for Maarek

first_img McCutcheon said: “He needed the run, that is for sure. “It was always going to be stiff ask at Cork on that holding ground and with that penalty, but he’s come out of it grand. “We’ll go to Naas now and York is still very much the plan.” Maarek will aim for back-to-back victories in the Woodlands Stakes at Naas in three weeks’ time before running at the Dante meeting at York in May. Trainer Evanna McCutcheon felt the ground was to blame for his disappointing seasonal debut on Saturday, when seventh of 10 runners in a six-furlong Listed race at Cork. The Prix de l’Abbaye winner will now take in the Listed sprint at Naas on April 28 before he is sent to Britian to contest the Duke of York Stakes, in which Maarek finished fifth to Society Rock last season, on May 14. center_img Press Associationlast_img read more