Neuer fractures foot as Bayern drop to Madrid

Manuel Neuer could be set to miss the remainder with the season following fracturing his foot in Bayern Munich’s Champions League loss to Actual Madrid.
The Germany international goalkeeper sustained the injury as Cristiano Ronaldo completed his hat-trick in extra time throughout Tuesday’s 4-2 defeat to Madrid in the return leg of their quarter-final tie, which eliminated Bayern 6-3 on aggregate.
Bayern announced the initial diagnosis and stated 31-year-old Neuer will “undergo a thorough examination on arrival in Munich before a choice on the suitable treatment”.
Neuer had only not too long ago returned from foot surgery against Madrid inside the initial leg, obtaining missed two Bundesliga fixtures following a coaching incident last month.
News of Neuer’s injury capped a forgettable trip for the Spanish capital for the Bundesliga champions.
Carlo Ancelotti and his males had been left raging after midfielder Arturo Vidal was controversially shown a second yellow card with six minutes of regular time remaining.
Also, two of Ronaldo’s targets appeared to be offside in additional time in the Santiago Bernabeu.
Bayern – eight points clear within the Bundesliga – are back in action on Saturday, hosting relegation-threatened Mainz.

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