MUNICH — Robert Lewandowski will sit out Poland’s friendlies towards Uruguay and Mexico to relaxation a thigh harm.
Bayern Munich striker Lewandowski, 29, suffered the harm towards RB Leipzig on Oct. 28 and was substituted at half-time, lacking final Tuesday’s Champions League win over Celtic.
Nevertheless, the Poland captain performed the complete 90 minutes towards Borussia Dortmund on the weekend, scoring towards his former membership.
Lewandowski has mentioned he feels his harm drawback could also be linked to his heavy workload at Bayern due to the membership’s lack of a back-up striker.
“I had a minor harm. On the similar time, accidents to different gamers who couldn’t play in any respect meant I didn’t have a possibility to relaxation or play for a shorter time,” he informed Reuters.
“Generally even enjoying 20-30 minutes much less in a recreation or simply lacking a recreation means every part comes again to normality.
“Perhaps my harm was attributable to the truth that there was no time to relaxation.”
Poland face Uruguay in Warsaw on Friday, enjoying Mexico in Gdansk three days later.
Mark Lovell covers Bayern Munich for ESPN FC. Comply with him on Twitter: @LovellLowdown.