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Star winger Franck Ribery will miss Bayern Munich's Champions League match against Arsenal on Wednesday because of a twisted left ankle.
Bayern says Ribery was injured in Saturday's 3-2 win over Fortuna Duesseldorf in the Bundesliga. The club did not give an estimate for when Ribery is expected to return.
Bayern beat Arsenal 3-1 in London and is favored to reach the quarterfinals.
The German powerhouse will also be missing suspended midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger and defender Jerome Boateng.
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Franck Ribery has been ruled out of the second leg of Bayern Munich's Champions League tie with Arsenal on Wednesday with an ankle injury.
The France international suffered a ligament strain in his left ankle during his side's 3-2 win over Fortuna Dusseldorf on Saturday.
Midfielder Bastian Schweinsteiger and defender Jerome Boateng, who are banned, will also miss the match...
Arsenal must deal Bayern Munich its worst home loss in Champions League history to reach the quarterfinals.
Bayern won 3-1 in London and is the highest-scoring team in this season's Champions League, while Arsenal is one of the two teams with the worst defensive record. Bayern has only lost nine times in 82 Champions League home matches, and never by more than 2-0.