Bayern star Alaba injured for Austria

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Bayern Munich face an anxious wait over David Alaba's fitness after he was substituted on Austria duty with an apparent ankle injury.

David Alaba gave Bayern Munich an injury scare when he was substituted seven minutes before half-time during Austria's World Cup qualifier against Georgia on Tuesday.

Alaba went down to the turf holding his left ankle following a challenge with Georgia midfielder Valeri Qazaishvili at the Ernst-Happel Stadion, and it soon became clear he would be unable to continue.

Austria were trailing to Valerian Gvilia's early goal at that stage but Alaba's replacement, Rapid Wien attacking midfielder Louis Schaub, smashed home an equaliser from close range before half-time.

That would be the end of the scoring, as Austria suffered a damaging 1-1 home draw against Georgia. 

Bayern won the first two games of their Bundesliga title defence against Bayer Leverkusen and Werder Bremen, with Alaba playing every minute.

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