Canada’s Davies sits out Bayern Munich practice with adductor problem

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Bayern's Alphonso Davies, runs with the ball past Chelsea's Mason Mount during a first leg, round of 16, Champions League match between Chelsea and Bayern Munich at Stamford Bridge stadium in London, England, Tuesday Feb. 25, 2020. (Kirsty Wigglesworth/AP)

LAGOS, Portugal — Canadian international Alphonso Davies sat out training Wednesday ahead of Bayern Munich’s Champions League quarterfinal against Barcelona.

Bayern, citing an adductor problem, said it was a precautionary measure and Davies, a 19-year-old fullback named Bundesliga rookie of the year in June, was expected to be available Friday.

The two European powerhouses meet at the Estadio do Sport Lisboa e Benfica in Lisbon.

Bayern is unbeaten in 27 competitive games (26-0-1) and has won its last 18.

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