Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Sadio Mane’s ban period will be served after punching team-mate Leroy Sane in the face. last week
Bayern Munich manager Thomas Tuchel has confirmed Sadio Mane will be available for Wednesday’sgame against Manchester City after serving a one-match ban. The Senegal international did not feature in Bayern’s 1-1 draw with Hoffenheim last night. with the UFABET club punishing Mane following an incident between him and a friend. Join Leroy Sane as the former Liverpool playerpunched the Germany international after the game at the Etihad Stadium.
Sane immediately returned to action. He started Saturday’s game and played nearly an hour for Tuchel’s side. But next time he could play alongside Mane as the Bundesliga champions need to turn things around in Europe. A task that will be more difficult than a mountain mortar. “Sadio reacted and apologized,” said Tuchel. “He will train with us as usual tomorrow. And will be in the squad to face Manchester City on Wednesday.”
Bayern lost 3-0 at the Etihad Stadium in the first leg. Rodri taking the lead before Bernardo Silva and Erling Haaland added increase. It was the first defeat by the Bundesliga leaders in this competition this season, with Tuchel’s predecessor Julian Nagelsmann. Six wins from six games in the group stage, including a last-16 win over Paris Saint-Germain.Mane was part of the Liverpool squad that took them to the final last season. But he hasn’t quite as well since his £35 million move to the Allianz Arena in the summer. Where he has scored 11 goals in all competitions for his new club. But haven’t been able to since coming back from injury. Which prevented him from going to the World Cup with the Senegal national team
When Mane is missing Bayern also dropped points again in this game. The home team took the lead first from Benjamin Pavar in the 17th minute, but the second half the visiting team successfully equalized through Andrei Kramaric in the 71st minute, ending the game with a 1-1 draw, divided into 1 per team. The score resulted in the ‘Southern Tiger’ having 59 points, holding back the crowd, but with Borussia Dortmund invasion to Stuttgart 3-3, resulting in still the only team that Leading the German Bundesliga crowd and leading the ‘yellow tigers’ by 2 points, while Hoffenheim has 29 points, ranking 13th as before.
Sane, on the afternoon of Saturday April 15, 2023, was captured showing a rather noticeable swollen lip. As he left the Allianz Arena dressing room ahead of Saturday’s game against Hoffenheim, Twitter @OptusSport uploaded a picture of Sane warming up along with the caption: “Swollen lip condition . Leroy Sane, it comes after a midweek dressing room altercation with Sadio Mane . During training on Thursday April 13, 2023, he will be seen warming up alongside Sane.