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Bayern Victory Overshadowed by Coman’s Possible Knee Ligament Damage

Bayern Munich’s hard-fought 3-2 win over Augsburg was overshadowed by the potential seriousness of star forward Kingsley Coman’s knee injury.

Just moments before teammate Aleksandar Pavlovic netted the opening goal in the 23rd minute, Coman went down in a tangle with an Augsburg player and the goalpost.

The Frenchman’s expression told the story, and coach Thomas Tuchel confirmed the worrying prognosis: “It’s probably a fairly serious injury,” he said. “It looked a painful one.

There was no chance of him staying on the pitch. We’ll check the ligaments.”

This latest blow adds to Bayern’s growing injury list, which already includes key players like Serge Gnabry (adductor muscle), Dayot Upamecano (muscle), Konrad Laimer (muscle), Joshua Kimmich (shoulder), Daniel Peretz (backup goalkeeper), and Bouna Sarr (right back).

With central defender Kim Min-jae and right back Noussair Mazraoui away on international duty, Bayern’s depth will be severely tested in the coming weeks.

The club is reportedly close to finalizing a deal for Galatasaray right back Sacha Boey, offering some hope for defensive reinforcements.

Coman’s potential absence is a major concern for Bayern. The 26-year-old has been in electric form this season, scoring 7 goals and assisting 6 in the Bundesliga alone.

His pace, dribbling skills, and eye for goal are crucial to Bayern’s attacking power.

The extent of Coman’s injury remains unknown, but the initial diagnosis suggests a lengthy spell on the sidelines.

This loss would be a significant blow to Bayern’s title aspirations, leaving Tuchel with a selection headache as he navigates a congested fixture list.

With so many key players unavailable, Bayern’s resilience will be put to the test.

Can they overcome this adversity and maintain their dominance in the Bundesliga, or will Coman’s injury prove to be a turning point in their season?