Champions League: Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tests positive for COVID-19

Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tests positive for COVID-19
Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tests positive for COVID-19

Champions League: Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tested positive: Bayern Munich manager Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for COVID-19, the club informed on Thursday. The former RB Leipzig boss was absent for his side’s third Champions League clash of the season, which ended in another comprehensive victory

Champions League: Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tested positive: “Julian Nagelsmann has tested positive for Coronavirus despite being fully vaccinated. He will fly back to Munich separately from the team in a medical plane and isolate back there,” the official handle of Bayern Munich tweeted. Earlier, Nagelsmann had missed Bayern Munich’s Champions League victory over Benfica with a flu-like infection, Goal.com reported.

Bayern Munich is currently at the top of Group E in Champions League standings after Wednesday’s victory over Benfica. The side has registered nine points so far with 12 goals scored and zero conceded.

Along with Nagelsmann, 2 key players Leon Goretzka and Alphonso Davies were also missing for the Bavarians they were replaced by Marcel Sabitzer and Lucas Hernandez in the starting Xl respectively.

Champions League: Bayern Munich coach Julian Nagelsmann tested positive: Julian Nagelsmann would have been proud of his team’s all-round brilliant performance, who showed brilliant character and personality scoring 4 goals after the 70-minute mark, despite hitting the woodwork more than once.

If there was one standout-player that would have impressed Nagelsmann the most it would surely have been Leroy Sane. Since Leroy Sane has been moved onto the left wing by the Bayern boss Julian Nagelsmann, he has been brilliant showcasing his world-class talent, he had yet another stellar display as he scored 2 and set-up another for Robert Lewandowski, the goal machine Lewandowski moved his goal tally in the champions league to 5 for the season making him the joint 2nd top scorer.

Bayern Munich also leads the Bundesliga by a single point over rivals Borussia Dortmund. In its next encounter Bayern take on Hoffenheim at home in the Bundesliga.