Douglas Costa will miss the rest of the tournament due to a muscle injury


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Douglas Costa will miss the rest of the tournament due to a muscle injury

The Brazilian will not be able to see action in the three dates that Serie A has left due to a second degree injury to the adductor. In 15 days it will be reevaluated.

Physical problems continue to Douglas Costa, who says goodbye to what remains of the A series from a muscle injury. The Brazilian could also miss the return leg of the match against Lyon by Champions League.

“Douglas Costa underwent an MRI at J | Medical this morning, which revealed a second-degree injury to the adductor muscle of his right thigh. He will be re-evaluated in 15 days,” reads a statement from the Vecchia Signora.

In this way, the South American striker will miss the games against Sampdoria, Cagliari and Roma. Maurizio Sarri’s team needs just three points to secure his ninth consecutive Scudetto.

Thinking of the Champions League, Douglas Costa will have to speed up recovery times as Juve host Lyon on August 7 for the return leg of the round of 16. If the Bianconeri pass the round, the Brazilian could reach the top for the final stages of the contest in Lisbon.

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