Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski sends defiant Tweet after horrific injury

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The Polish striker remains positive about facing Barcelona in the Champions League.

Last night saw one of the more dramatic games in German football this season, as FC Bayern Munich took on Borussia Dortmund in the semi-final of the Deutsche Pokal.

It was Jurgen Klopp's, who will leave Dortmund in the summer, last ever 'Klasiker' and it ended in victory - in dramatic circumstances.

After the game was tied 1-1 after extra time Bayern missed all of their penalties in the shoot-out to lose 2-0 and Dortmund are on their way to the final, a potentially fantastic send off for Klopp.

Bayern would likely have scored a penalty, if one former Dortmund player was not clattered in during extra time.

Robert Lewandowski was cleaned out by Dortmund's Australian goalkeeper Mitch Langerak during extra time. The Pole was knocked unconscious and came around to, we imagine, severe pain in his face. It has since been reported by Reuters that the striker has suffered a fractured cheekbone as well as a broken nose. Throw a concussion into the mix and the rest of his season looks in doubt.

That includes a Champions League semi-final tie with Barcelona next Wednesday.

Barca will of course secretly hope the Pole is not available, but he has maintained on Twitter that he is not ruling himself out of the tie just yet:

Lewandowski has played with a protective mask on for injuries in the past and would certainly do so again. Barcelona should not start counting their chickens yet.

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