Neymar, injured in the right ankle, will lose against Switzerland

Neymar suffers a sprain, Brazil holds its breath

Neymar, injured in the right ankle, will lose against Switzerland

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Neymar, victim of a sprain on Thursday against Serbia (2-0), is affected in the ligament of his right ankle and will be absent on Monday against Switzerland in the second leg of Brazil in the 2022 World Cup, announced this Friday the doctor of the selection. Selection.

Rodrigo Lasmar, doctor of the Brazilian federation (CBF), announced that Neymar suffered a “lateral ligament injury” ankle, while defender Danilo also suffers a sprain. ” We won’t have these two players for our next match, but they continue their treatment with the aim of getting them back in time for the rest of the competition. “He said in a video released by the CBF.

Meanwhile, Brazilian outlet Globo Esporte reported that both players risk not playing again in the first round and could be reinstated in a possible round of 16. At the Lusail Stadium on Thursday, Neymar limped off the pitch after a contact with Nikola Milenkovic.

The images of his swollen right malleolus immediately raised fears for the worst in the “soccer” country, despite the resounding opening victory for the Seleçao. Dr. Lasmar had confirmed on Thursday night that Neymar and Danilo each suffered a sprain, but he said he wanted to wait for further tests to decide on the severity of these injuries.

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