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UCL: Neymar Ruled Out Of Bayern – PSG Round Of 16 2nd Round Clash

UCL: Neymar Ruled Out Of Bayern – PSG Round Of 16 2nd Round Clash

Brazil forward Neymar Jr is set to miss Paris Saint-Germain’s UEFA Champions League Eound of 16 second leg fixture with Bayern Munich on Wednesday, March 8 at the Allianz Arena due to injury.

Neymar sustained the injury in the first half of Paris Saint-Germain’s 4-3 win over Lille on Sunday, February 19 at the Parc des Princes.

Neymar scored in the encounter before he was substituted. A brace from Kylian Mbappe and a last-minute free kick from Lionel Messi sealed the win for the Parisians despite goals from Lille players; Bafode Diakite, Jonathan David and Jonathan Bamba.

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Paris Saint-Germain coach Christophe Galtier confirmed that Neymar would miss the Champions League match as the French club try to overturn their 1-0 deficit.

“He will be out,” CBS Sports quoted Galtier as saying

“I think he will miss out against Bayern, his absence will be detrimental to us.”

Neymar has a total of 13 goals and 11 assists in 20 French Ligue 1 games so far this term.

Paris Saint-Germain top the Ligue 1 standings with 60 points from 25 games.

The Parisians play Nantes next on Saturday, March 4 at the Parc des Princes.

By Toju Sote



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