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Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola describes his team's injury situation as 'critical'

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MUNICH — Bayern Munich coach Pep Guardiola says his team's injury situation is "critical, very critical" ahead of the Bundesliga match against Eintracht Frankfurt and the Champions League quarterfinal game against FC Porto.

Guardiola spoke after defender Mehdi Benatia was ruled out for up to four weeks with a hamstring injury. Wingers Arjen Robben and Franck Ribery and midfielders Bastian Schweinsteiger, David Alaba and Javi Martinez are also sidelined.

PHOTO: Bayern players celebrate after winning 5-3in the penalty shoot-out of the German soccer cup quarter final match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, western Germany, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)
Bayern players celebrate after winning 5-3in the penalty shoot-out of the German soccer cup quarter final match between Bayer 04 Leverkusen and Bayern Munich in Leverkusen, western Germany, Wednesday, April 8, 2015. (AP Photo/Martin Meissner)

Guardiola had only 14 healthy players at Friday's practice.

The Spaniard said he was not sure "how long we can live with this situation," adding that "we are tired."

Bayern needs four more wins to secure the Bundesliga title. Guardiola's team visits Porto on Wednesday.

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