Real de­fender Car­va­jal out with ham­string in­jury

New Straits Times - - Sport -

MADRID: Real Madrid de­fender Dani Car­va­jal sus­tained an in­jured ham­string in his team’s 3-0 vic­tory over city ri­vals Atletico in the first leg of the Cham­pi­ons League semi-fi­nal, the Euro­pean cham­pi­ons an­nounced on Wed­nes­day.

Real said Car­va­jal “has been di­ag­nosed with a grade 2 ham­string in­jury in his right leg. His re­cov­ery will con­tinue to be as­sessed.”

Car­va­jal suf­fered the in­jury af­ter fall­ing awk­wardly af­ter go­ing up for a con­tested header.

Real of­fered no time­frame for a pos­si­ble re­turn, but Span­ish me­dia spoke of a po­ten­tial four­week lay­off. AFP

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