France winger Franck Ribery is highly unlikely to recover from an ankle injury in time to feature for Bayern Munich in the Champions League fixture against Porto, coach Pep Guardiola said on the eve of the match on Monday.
Injury-hit Bayern Munich will be without stars Franck Ribery and Bastian Schweinsteiger for Wednesday`s Champions League quarter-final, first-leg, at FC Porto, director of sport Matthias Sammer confirmed Monday.
Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich are struggling with a growing number of injuries but club CEO Karl-Heinz Rummenigge believes the squad is big enough to challenge Borussia Dortmund in Saturday`s big league game.
Bayern Munich wingers Franck Ribery and Arjen Robben will miss their Bundesliga game against Werder Bremen on Saturday after picking up injuries in Wednesday`s 7-0 Champions League demolition of Shakhtar Donetsk, the club said on Thursday.
Bayern Munich`s attacking ambitions were curtailed by an organised Shakhtar Donetsk who held them to a goalless draw in their Champions league last-16 first leg on Tuesday with Xabi Alonso sent off for the Germans in the second half.