Atletico Madrid confirms Lucas injury

Atletico Madrid defender Lucas Hernandez faces a spell on the sidelines after picking up a hamstring injury.

The Frenchman has featured in all six of Atleti's league games so far this season.   -  Getty Images

Atletico Madrid has confirmed that defender Lucas Hernandez has suffered a hamstring injury.

The 21-year-old underwent tests on Friday, which have determined he has suffered a grade one injury in his hamstring.

The Frenchman has featured in all six of Atleti's league games so far this season and played in a 2-1 Champions League defeat to Chelsea on Wednesday.

Lucas was not selected in the squad to face Leganes away from home in LaLiga on Saturday.

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