Lineker says this about Kompany, Man City's Champions League hopes

Gary Lineker

Gary Lineker has commented on the calf injury suffered by Vincent Kompany in Manchester City's Champions League clash with Dynamo Kiev.

 

Gary Lineker has used social media to say that Manchester City's hopes in the Champions League are in tatters after Vincent Kompany suffered an injury against Dynamo Kiev.

 

During the early stages of the game, Kompany got to the ball ahead of a Kiev player, but as he looked to clear the ball to safety, he pulled up with what seemed like a calf problem.

 

As he reflected on the problem while sat on the ground, he was visibly frustrated after suffering yet another injury that looks set to rule him out for at least several weeks.

 

After seeing the Belgian international hobble off, Lineker used Twitter to acknowledge that the incident has potentially ended any ambitions that the club had of winning the Champions League this season.

Moments after Kompany was replaced by Eliaquim Mangala, his defensive teammate Nicolas Otamendi was also forced off with a leg injury, leaving Manuel Pellegrini with much to ponder ahead of the Manchester derby which takes place at the Etihad Stadium on Sunday.

Barring a remarkable comeback from Kiev, City will feature in the last eight of the Champions League during the first week in April, leaving Kompany with a race against time to take part in the first leg.

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