Atletico Madrid confirms hamstring injury for captain Koke

Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone could be without captain Koke for Sunday's trip to Real Betis due to a hamstring injury.

Atletico Madrid captain Koke complained of discomfort in his right leg after his side's 2-0 win over Osasuna at the weekend.

Atletico Madrid captain Koke complained of discomfort in his right leg after his side's 2-0 win over Osasuna at the weekend.   -  Getty Images

Atletico Madrid captain Koke may miss his side's LaLiga clash with Real Betis on Sunday due to a hamstring problem.

The 27-year-old midfielder complained of discomfort in his right leg after Atletico's 2-0 win over Osasuna at the weekend.

Koke underwent a scan and medical staff have diagnosed a strained hamstring, Atleti confirmed in a short statement released on Tuesday.

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The club has not put any timeframe on Koke's injury, with Atleti next in action away at Betis on Sunday, its final fixture before the mid-season break in Spain.

Diego Simeone's side sits fifth in LaLiga, while it was drawn to face reigning champion Liverpool in the last 16 of the Champions League on Monday.

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