Luis Suarez injures leg muscle in training as Atletico Madrid’s problems mount


Atletico Madrid striker Luis Suarez has been dominated out of motion for round three weeks with a muscle harm, handing one other blow to the membership’s fast-fading title bid.

Suarez, Atletico’s prime scorer this season with 19 league objectives, pulled up injured in Wednesday’s training session and his membership later launched a medical report confirming he had harm a muscle in his left leg.

The assertion didn’t say how lengthy the Uruguayan can be out for though Spanish media studies urged he can be out for 3 weeks.

The 34-year-old was already suspended for his facet’s journey to Real Betis on Sunday and is now set to additionally miss the upcoming league journeys to Eibar, Huesca and Athletic Bilbao.

His harm ought to open up a possibility for French striker Moussa Dembele, who joined the membership in January from Olympique Lyonnais however has solely performed 42 minutes in the league and is but to begin.

Atletico loved a 10-point lead on the prime of the standings by the top of January however the hole was diminished to a single level on Monday after Barcelona beat Real Valladolid 1-0, benefiting from Diego Simeone’s facet’s 1-0 loss at Sevilla.

Champions Real Madrid are three factors again in third.

Atletico can even be with out their second prime scorer Marcos Llorente in opposition to Betis.