Bayern striker Gomez to miss St. Pauli match

Published Dec. 10, 2010 10:25 a.m. ET

Bayern Munich striker Mario Gomez will miss playing St. Pauli in the Bundesliga on Saturday because of a cold.

Gomez leads Bayern with nine goals in the league.

Coach Louis van Gaal says Miroslav Klose is back in the squad after recovering from a torn hamstring but will not play. Van Gaal says Klose is not yet fit enough for a full game.

The coach did not say who would play instead of Gomez.