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Nagelsmann confirms Goretzka and Davies will not play against Benfica

By Rune Gjerulff   @runegjerulff

Julian Nagelsmann has confirmed that Leon Goretzka and Alphonso Davies will miss Bayern München's clash with Benfica.
Julian Nagelsmann.
Julian Nagelsmann.
Bayern München coach Julian Nagelsmann has offered a squad update ahead of his side's Champions League clash with Benfica in Lisbon tomorrow.

In addition to Alphonso Davies, who was forced off during Sunday's 5-1 victory over Bayer Leverkusen, Leon Goretzka will miss the game in Portugal.

"Leon Goretzka won't be able to play. He has a cold. He could have possibly played, but we didn't want to take that risk," Nagelsmann told reporters at the pre-match press conference.

"Alphonso Davies didn't sustain a serious injury against Leverkusen, but he seems exhausted and fatigued, so we're going to give him a rest," added the Bayern coach.

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