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RPT-Soccer-Bayern keeper Neuer breaks foot, season in doubt
April 19, 2017 / 5:53 AM / 8 months ago

RPT-Soccer-Bayern keeper Neuer breaks foot, season in doubt

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April 19 (Reuters) - Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer may be sidelined for the rest of the season after fracturing his left foot during the 4-2 loss at Real Madrid in Tuesday’s Champions League quarter-final second leg.

The 31-year-old was injured in extra time during the buildup to Cristiano Ronaldo’s third goal as Bayern lost 6-3 on aggregate. (nL3N1HQ5PG)

“Manuel Neuer suffered a fracture to his left foot in the 4-2 defeat away to Real Madrid according to an initial diagnosis,” the club said on their website (fcbayern.com).

“Neuer will undergo a thorough examination on arrival in Munich prior to a decision on the appropriate treatment.”

Bayern have a maximum of seven matches remaining this season provided they beat rivals Borussia Dortmund in the German Cup semi-final. (Reporting by Aditi Prakash in Bengaluru; Editing by Ian Ransom)

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