Bayern Munich forward Thomas Muller is set to miss Champions League last-16 clash against Liverpool through suspension.
Germany international was sent off in the final group stage in December in the 3-3 score draw with Ajax and UEFA have announced that the 2014 World Cup winner will to serve a two-match ban after an ugly tackle on Nicolas Tagliafico during the encounter at Johan Cruijff ArenA.
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Liverpool welcome Bayern Munich at Anfield February 19 before the return leg at Allianz Arena Munich on 13 March but Bundesliga gainst have confirmed that they will appeal the punishment which sees Muller play no part in two European heavyweight meeting.
Afterwards, the German said sorry via Twitter, writing: “‘I would like to apologise to Nico Tagliafico for yesterday’s incident. It was unintentional. Get well soon.”
Muller has scored 42 goals in 107 Champions League appearances