March 30 – Poland captain and world player of the year Robert Lewandowski will miss Wednesday’s World Cup qualifier with England due to knee injury, a potentially damaging blow to his country’s hopes of automatic qualification.
The 32-year-old Bayern Munich striker limped off during Sunday’s win over Andorra after scoring two goals.
In a further blow midfielder Grzegorz Krychowiak and defender Kamil Piatkowski have both tested positive for coronavirus.
Lewandowski, whose injury was confirmed on Monday, faces a race to be fit for Bayern’s all-important Champions League quarter-final first leg against Paris St-Germain. The Polish FA said he faces up to 10 days out with ligament damage. He has returned to Germany for further treatment.
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