DBayern Munich has to give up for months on France's World Champion Corentin Tolisso. The 24-year-old midfielder suffered a cruciate ligament and outside meniscus tear in his right knee in a 3-1 Bundesliga tie against Bayer Leverkusen on Saturday after an unfortunate move. This was announced by the club on Saturday night. Tolisso will not be used this year. On Sunday, the Frenchman will be operated on. Tolisso was after the World Cup finals as the last Bayern player started training and come this season so far only two short appearances.
Rafinha will also miss Bayern for a few weeks. The Brazilian full-back pulled a partial tear of the inner band on the left ankle due to the rough foul of Leverkusen Karim Bellarabi.
Munich's President Uli Hoeneß raved about it. "The foul of Bellarabi was mentally ill," said the 66-year-old. "That was intentional assault. Something is locked three months – and for stupidity, not for the foul. You do not do that on the midline, where it's all about nothing! "Bellarabi had seen the red card for the offense and later apologized to the Brazilian. "Of course I would like to apologize to Rafinha and my team Bayer Leverkusen for the unnecessary foul, it was not my intention! Get well soon, "he wrote on Instagram.
For the record champions, the season starts very successfully – all three games of the Bundesliga were won and you are already leaders -, at the same time, however, the FC Bayern has also just great injury pitch to complain. Not a few of the people of Munich blame the way the opponents play. Coach Niko Kovac even believes that his players are now "fair game". Sports director Hasan Salihamidzic called the scene with Bellarabi, however, "not in order and completely unnecessary", in principle, Leverkusen but have "normal Bundesliga hardness".
On the first matchday Bayern had to complain already the serious injury of Kingsley Coman – after a foul of the new national player Nico Schulz of the TSG Hoffenheim. The 22-year-old Frenchman pulled a rupture of the syndesmosis ligament above the left ankle joint and is likely to be out until the beginning of December this year.