Tuchel, the embarrassing injury…


By: Manu Tournoux

Bayern coach Thomas Tuchel may have broken a toe on his foot after knocking on a door during his talk ahead of the Champions League round of 16 second leg against Lazio on Tuesday evening.

“The team was wondering why I was sitting for almost 90 minutes! », laughs Thomas Tuchel after Bayern qualified for the quarter-finals of the Champions League after a 3-0 victory against Lazio on Tuesday at the Allianz Arena. Three weeks after a 1-0 defeat on Roman soil, Harry Kane and his teammates largely won the return, thanks in particular to a double from the English striker.

First interviewed by American TV CBS Sports, the former PSG and Chelsea coach explained that he may have broken a toe. To conclude his pre-match talk, Tuchel indeed kicked in a door. “It was a bad strategy” And ” it hurts “regrets the 50-year-old technician, visibly dizzy.

Tuchel on crutches with PSG

This is obviously not Tuchel’s first injury in the exercise of his duties… While at the helm of PSG, he presented himself at the Final 8 of the C1, in Lisbon, on crutches and with a left foot in a splint , after a fracture of the 5th metatarsal, forced to follow the meetings on a cooler.

Before knowing their opponent in the LDC quarter-finals on Friday next week (March 14), Bayern host Mainz on Saturday in the Bundesliga. Leverkusen, leader with 10 points ahead of the Bavarians, hosts Wolfsburg the next day.

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