Bayern Munich’s Canadian worldwide defender Alphonso Davies suffered a “cranial bruise” after being caught within the face by the boot of Borussia Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham throughout Saturday’s draw, in line with the Bundesliga champion.
“FC Bayern defender Alphonso Davies suffered a cranial bruise within the 2-2 draw at Borussia Dortmund in Saturday’s huge Bundesliga match, scans have revealed,” mentioned a Bayern assertion.
“The 21-year-old [Davies] is feeling good within the circumstances however sat out coaching on Sunday,” added the Bayern assertion.
“Davies was caught within the face by the boot of Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham shortly earlier than the break and needed to be taken off.”
Davies launched a video on Instagram saying, “I simply need to say thanks everybody for the great messages and I’m trying ahead to being to again on the pitch quickly. Thanks.”
Jude Bellingham additionally took to social media, tweeting, “Apologies for the collision @AlphonsoDavies. Hope you feel higher as quickly as attainable.”
Davies is an integral determine within the Canadian crew, which can participate within the World Cup subsequent month for the primary time since 1986.
He had made his return to the Bayern beginning line-up after lacking a lot of a final season with a coronary heart situation.
Following a bout of Covid-19, the Canadian developed signs of myocarditis, an irritation of the guts muscle.
The sickness compelled Davies to overlook practically six months of Bayern’s marketing campaign final season in addition to Canada’s ultimate six CONCACAF World Cup qualifiers.
Davies was compelled to observe on TV as his countrymen certified for soccer’s greatest occasion. Pictures went viral of Davies, who was streaming his viewing of Canada’s win over Jamaica on Twitch, breaking down in tears because the nation certified for less than its second World Cup.
Bayern aspect threw away a two-goal lead in Saturday’s match.
Anthony Modeste scored a Ninety fifth-minute equalizer with successfully the final contact of the sport in an incident-packed recreation.
On the half-hour mark, Bayern had taken the lead by a Leon Goretzka strike earlier than the guests doubled its lead early within the second half by Leroy Sane’s fierce shot.
However Youssoufa Moukoko sparked Dortmund’s comeback with a beautiful end from simply contained in the field. Within the ninetieth minute Bayern noticed substitute Kingsley Coman despatched off for a second reserving earlier than Modeste headed residence the last-gasp equalizer.
The draw leaves Bayern and Dortmund stage on factors within the Bundesliga, two behind second-place Freiburg and one other two factors off shock league leaders Union Berlin.