The worst prognosis was confirmed: Lorena Benitez, Boca Juniors player, suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee in the friendly that he played on Sunday with the Argentina Selection against Canada.
The medical report published on the Albiceleste social networks indicates the following:
“The Medical Department of the Argentine Football Association reports that, during the game against Canada, Boca Juniors player Lorena Benítez had to be removed from the field of play due to an injury to her right knee. In the first medical examination, she presented a positive Lachman maneuver, for which she was immobilized and symptomatic treatment was started.“.
“Today an MRI was performed, which confirmed the rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament, a grade 1 sprain of the internal lateral ligament and the injury of the posterior horn of the external meniscus. The player will continue to be monitored by the team’s doctors“.
In his second presentation at the She Believes Cup, Argentina fell by the minimum for the goal scored by Sarah Stratigakis in the 92nd minute.
At the end of the game, coach Carlos Borrello declared: “I am satisfied because I know the weapons I have at the moment. We want to prepare for the Copa América next year and these games with powers are good for us“.
And she added: “The goal is for all the players who came to play. We all want to win but we have to evaluate beyond the result. We are here for them to gain experience and see the reality of the powers of women’s football. “