Bayern's Lewandowski ruled out for four weeks with knee injury

The striker sustained the injury in Poland's World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday, ruling him out of the match against England on Wednesday.

Lewandowski will miss Bayern Munich's match against Leipzig on Saturday and the UCL quarter-finals against PSG next month.   -  PressFocus/MB Media/Getty Images

Bayern Munich's Poland striker Robert Lewandowski has been ruled out for four weeks after suffering sprained ligaments in his right knee, the German champion said on Tuesday.

Lewandowski sustained the injury in Poland's World Cup qualifying win over Andorra on Sunday, ruling him out of the match against England on Wednesday, and had scans on Monday.

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His injury is a big blow to Bundesliga leaders Bayern, which travels to second-placed RB Leipzig on Saturday and faces Paris St-German in the Champions League quarter-finals next month.

Bayern also looks set to miss his services when it plays third-placed VfL Wolfsburg in the league (April 17) and top-four chasing Bayer Leverkusen (April 20).

Lewandowski has been in sparkling form this season with 42 goals in all competitions, which includes 35 league goals.

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The 32-year-old was on track to break Gerd Mueller's 1971-72 Bundesliga season record of 40 league goals in one campaign with eight games left.

Lewandowski, the 2020 FIFA World Player of the Year, climbed to second place in the Bundesliga all-time scorers list earlier this month when he moved up to 271 goals, behind only Mueller and his astonishing 365-goal record.