Godin out of Atletico-Leganes ahead of Juventus clash in Champions League

Ahead of its last-16 tie against Juventus, Atletico Madrid has confirmed Diego Godin will miss its LaLiga match versus Leganes.

Published : Mar 09, 2019 08:07 IST

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin

Atletico Madrid captain Diego Godin is a doubt for its last-16 Champions League tie with Juventus after he was omitted from the squad to face Leganes in LaLiga.

Godin reportedly hurt his thigh during training and the defender is not in Diego Simeone's squad for Saturday's game at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Atletico is seven points behind Barcelona in the LaLiga table, with Godin's injury potentially a blow to its hopes of catching the defending champion.

It is unclear whether or not Godin, who has been linked with joining Inter at the end of the season, will be ready to face Serie A champion Juve.

Atletico hold a 2-0 lead from the first leg but could also be without Koke, Filipe Luis, Lucas Hernandez and Diego Costa after they were not included in the Leganes squad either.

Juventus also has injury problems ahead of the second leg, for which left-back Alex Sandro suspended.

Regular deputy Mattia De Sciglio is out of Friday's Serie A game at home to Udinese due to injury.

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