Shocker for Bayern Munich: Arturo Vidal blow before Real Madrid
If Real Madrid plan to lift the Champions League trophy for a third season in a row, they’ll have to beat Bayern Munich in the semis.
In a clash of the titans, Los Blancos were paired with the Bavarians last Friday in the Champions League draw.
Liverpool will face Roma in the other semifinal.
Arturo Vidal injured before Real Madrid
On Sunday Bayern Munich have been hit with a potentially significant blow.
Star Chilean midfielder Arturo Vidal has suffered a knee injury at Bayern training.
It’s unknown how bad Vidal’s injury is, but the pictures don’t make for kind viewing.
In the images, Vidal was forced off the pitch on a stretcher after being lifted by two Bayern employees.
Will Vidal miss the Real Madrid game?
BILD: Vidal twists his right knee in training.
Nothing on whether he’s play or miss the first leg as yet. pic.twitter.com/uc8DU6QlJ3
— M•A•J (@Ultra_Suristic) April 15, 2018
Vidal after Juventus were knocked out
Video of Arturo Vidal went viral last week during the Champions League semifinals.
The former Juventus midfielder was filmed watching the closing stages of the Bianconeri’s match against Los Blancos.
A Cristiano Ronaldo penalty in second half stoppage time earned Real passage into the final four.
After Ronaldo tucked away his spot-kick, Vidal showed his frustrations in the crowd.
— Dennis Müller (@ElDennisso) April 11, 2018
Bayern Munich 5 – Borussia Monchengladbach 1
Bundesliga Champions Bayern Munich thrashed Borussia Monchengladbach 5-1 on Saturday.
Bayern actually fell behind when Josip Drmic scored after nine minutes.
But the Bavarians took a lead into the break after a Sandro Wagner double.
Thiago Alcantara, David Alaba and Robert Lewandowski found the target in the second half.