Bayern Munich will have to do without its German international, Thomas Müller, this Thursday against the Tigers (7 p.m.), in Doha. According to Sky Sports, he tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday after training.
Bayern Munich will advance diminished Thursday night in the final of the Club World Cup in Doha. Tested positive for Covid-19 on Wednesday after training according to Sky Sports, Thomas Müller will not be able to play the match against André-Pierre Gignac’s Tigers.
The German international joins compatriot Leon Goretzka, who tested positive on January 29 before Hoffenheim’s reception in the Bundesliga and absent in Qatar. In the semi-final against Al-Ahly (2-0), Müller had played 62 minutes before giving way to Eric Choupo-Moting.
Bayern in contention for a sixth title
Hans-Dieter Flick will also be deprived of Jérôme Boateng, bereaved by the death of his ex-partner and returned to Germany on Wednesday. Bayern can win its second Club World Cup after a first coronation in 2013. The Munich will have to rule out the Tigers who defeated Palmeiras (1-0).
If they win, Kingsley Coman’s partners would punctuate a fabulous campaign with a sixth trophy after the Bundesliga, Champions League, German Cup, German Supercup and European Supercup.