Bad news for Real Madrid fans as Gareth Bale has been ruled out of the Champions League quarter final return leg against Bayern Munich. He is also expected to miss this year’s first El Clasico scheduled for 23rd April. The Welshman picked up injury in the leg against Bayern Munich and continues to struggle with a calf injury.
Gareth Bale To Miss Champions League Game Against Bayern Munich
Although Real Madrid claimed Victory in Germany, but they paid price of Gareth Bale. The Welshman is all set to play against Bayern Munich in front of home fans. If he fails to recover, he could also miss El Clasico. Bale was included in starting lineup, but was replaced in second half by the manager.
He was rested out with his team-mates during away game of Sporting Gijon. Spanish midfielder Isco replaced him and showed his brilliancy. Los Blancos conceded two goals against Sporting, but netted three goals. Two goal from Isco and a goal from Morata secured three points for Real Madrid. About his injury, the manager said
“He has some swelling to his soleus. It’s a muscular issue on the area he was operated on.”
The return leg of quarter final is scheduled to be held on 18th April 2017 at the Santiago Bernabeu. Watch Real Madrid vs Bayern Munich live stream.