The 32-year-old picked up the injury during Poland’s 3-0 win over Andorra. Lewandowski managed to score a brace in the game but he had to be taken off in the second half after a knock.
The striker then returned to Munich for a diagnosis from the club doctors who believe that the strain will keep him out for the next few weeks.
Robert Lewandowski Injury – Implications
The striker is now set to miss the crunch Bundesliga clash against RB Leipzig at the weekend and he will also miss the vital quarter-final games against Paris Saint Germain in the Champions League.
His absence will come as a huge boost to the French outfit who will now certainly fancy their chances of making it to the semi-finals of the competition.
Lewandowski is undoubtedly the best striker on the planet right now and he will be crucial to Bayern Munich’s hopes of winning silverware this season. The 32-year-old has 42 goals and 8 assists to his name so far this season.
Personally, he is currently chasing Gerd Muller record of 40 goals in a single Bundesliga season, with 8 matches to go, Lewandowski (35 Bundesliga goals) was all set to break the record before International break. More significantly, he was front-runner in Baton d’Or for the current season, ahead of Messi and Ronaldo.
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It will be interesting to see if the likes of Leipzig can make the most of this opportunity and close the gap with the German outfit. Bayern are currently four points ahead of Leipzig and this weekend’s clash will be a golden opportunity for Julian Nagelsmann’s side to bridge the gap.
As far as the Champions League is concerned, Bayern will now have to do depend on the likes of Thomas Muller to see him through to the semi-finals.
It will be interesting to see if the German can replace a world-class goalscorer like Lewandowski over the next few weeks.
Robert Lewandowski has suffered sprained ligaments in his right knee. The striker will be out for around four weeks. Damn, Robert Lewandowski out for four weeks! Huge blow for Bayern's Bundesliga and Champions League ambitions as well as his hunt of Gerd Muller's 40-goal record...
BREAKING: Robert Lewandowski has been ruled out for around four weeks after suffering sprained ligaments in his right knee Lewandowski looks set to miss the following fixtures Bundesliga Away | RB Leipzig UCL Home | PSG Bundesliga Home | Union Berlin UCL Away | PSG Bundesliga Away | Wolfsburg Bundesliga Home | Bayer Leverkusen Bundesliga Away | Mainz He still needs five goals to equal Gerd Muller's record of 40 in a Bundesliga season