UCL: Muller suspended by UEFA, to overlook Liverpool conflict
Bayern Munich ahead Thomas Muller is suspended for each legs of the upcoming Champions League round-of-16 conflict against Liverpool, UEFA has confirmed.
Muller was despatched off in Bayern’s final group match in December when, in trying to carry down a excessive ball, his excessive boot caught Ajax defender Nicolas Tagliafico on the again of the top.
After the match Muller posted an apology on his Twitter account which learn: “I’m very sorry for that what occurred yesterday! Was not deliberately [sic]. Get effectively quickly.”
Tagliafico went on the rating a 95th-minute equaliser for Ajax to claim a 3-Three draw. Both groups had already confirmed their qualification from Group E before the match. Bayern completed as group winners, with each groups every going unbeaten over their six games.
Muller, 29, has solely scored 4 goals in 16 Bundesliga appearances this season, and has not discovered the web in Europe since he scored a brace against Besiktas in February final year.
Bayern will journey to Anfield for the first leg against Liverpool on Feb. 19, with the Premier League leaders coming to the Allianz Arena on March 13. (ESPN)
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