Edmonton football star Alfonso Davis returns from injury, starting at 11 in Bayern Munich – Edmonton

Edmonton football star Alfonso Davis returns from injury, starting at 11 in Bayern Munich - Edmonton

Canadian Alfonso Davis looked dangerous on Wednesday after returning from injury after defeating defending champions Bayern Munich locomotive Moscow 2-0 in the Champions League Group A play.

The 20-year-old from Edmonton came out of a torn ankle ligament in Bayer’s 5-0 win over Eintrach Frankfurt on October 24. He rolled his ankle ugly 55 seconds after kicking in a Bundesliga match at the Alliance Stadium in Munich.

Davis came close to scoring the game’s first goal on Wednesday in the 39th minute when he saw Thomas Mல்லller with a low cross through the traffic. But Mல்லller’s shot went wide.

In 57th place, Davis picked up Serge Knabry with another perfect pass. There were two cracks in the goal at the German international, but were stopped by Locomotive’s Brazilian-born Russian goalkeeper Gilherm.

Davis was involved in building the corner of Douglas Costa, which was created by Nicholas Suele, Bayer’s opening 63rd minute goal.

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The young Canadian led French international Lucas Hernandez in the 69th minute. Cameron international Eric Maxim Saubo-Motting scored Bayer’s other goal in the 80th minute.

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The game was ranked 10th in the Champions League match for Davis, and fourth among Canadians in that respect. Peskidas midfielder Adiba Hutchinson leads 19 Champions League games, led by Red Star Belgrade goalkeeper Milan Borgen (14) and retired pioneer Tomas Radzinski (12).

Davis, who won 17 caps for Canada with five goals, has become the face of Canadian football abroad – with women’s captain Christine Sinclair. On Tuesday, he was chosen as the co-winner of the Toronto Star’s Lou Marsh Trophy with Laurent Duvernay-Dortiff, an offensive line of Kansas City leaders.

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Davis joined Bayer from Vancouver Whitecaps, then M.L.S. In a transaction of US $ 22 million. The deal was made in July 2018, but Davis finished the MLS season before joining Bayern in January 2019.

Since then, he has turned heads with his speed and ability to create attacks from full time.

Bayern (5-0-1) have already qualified for the knockout stages of the European Club Championship. The locomotive (0-3-3) ended up below the board.

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See below: Some global news videos about Alfonsa Davis.

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