REAL MADRID STAR OUT OF CLASH WITH BAYERN MUNICH

Madrid, – Real Madrid will miss the services of their star winger Gareth Bale in their Champions League quarterfinal against Bayern Munich on Tuesday. The Welshman has not fully recovered from a muscle injury sustained in his right leg during the first…

Madrid, – Real Madrid will miss the services of their star winger Gareth Bale in their Champions League quarterfinal against Bayern Munich on Tuesday.

The Welshman has not fully recovered from a muscle injury sustained in his right leg during the first leg, when Madrid won 2-1. Bale already missed about three months of the current campaign due to an injury he suffered earlier this season. Madrid hosts Barcelona in the Spanish league on Sunday in a key game for the title race. Madrid, seeking its first league title since 2012, has a three-point lead and a game in hand.

Cristiano Ronaldo, who scored both first-leg goals for Madrid in Munich, is set to start on Tuesday along with Karim Benzema. It is unclear who will join the trio upfront. Alvaro Morata has featured heavily this season, but Isco has staked his claim after a strong performance against Sporting Gijon earlier this week. (QNA)

Source: Qatar News Agency