Robben out until next season and Lewandowski suffers broken bones

Pep Guardiola will be without the Dutch forward for the rest of 2014-15, while the Poland international also faces a spell on the sidelines

Bayern Munich have lost two star forwards due to injury with Arjen Robben out of action for the rest of 2014-15 campaign due to a calf tear and Robert Lewandowski having sustained a broken jaw and nose on Tuesday.

Robben, 31, started on the bench for Bayern in their DFB-Pokal penalty shoot-out defeat to Borussia Dortmund after a five-week spell on the sidelines due to an abdominal injury.

The Netherlands international came on to replace Thiago Alcantara in the 68th minute, but was forced off again only 16 minutes later.

Head coach Pep Guardiola already confirmed after the final whistle that Robben had to make way for Mario Gotze due to a calf injury and further examination on Wednesday has revealed that the Dutchman will be forced to watch the remainder of the season from the sidelines.

Arjen #Robben has a tear in his left calf muscle. His season is over.

— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) April 29, 2015

Lewandowski, meanwhile, was taken off in the closing stages of extra-time after a collision with BVB goalkeeper Mitchell Langerak.

The Poland international, 26, was taken to hospital after Tuesday’s match and Bayern have now revealed that the prolific attacker has suffered multiple injuries.

The former BVB man has broken his upper jaw, his nose and has also been diagnosed with a concussion.

Robert #Lewandowski has broken his upper jaw and his nose. He also has a concussion. It doesn’t get much worse than that.

— FC Bayern English (@FCBayernEN) April 29, 2015

Nevertheless, Guardiola also received some good news from the treatment table ahead of the Champions League semi-final tie with Barcelona as Thiago Alcantara has made it clear he did not pick up any serious injury against Dortmund, while FCB are confident Franck Ribery will play against Barca after making progress in his recovery from an ankle injury.

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