Carrasco suffers a muscle injury to his right thigh

Carrasco was a substitute last Saturday in the duel against Betis played at the Wanda Metropolitano. However, the bad feelings that the team in general and some players in particular, such as Lemar, had shown, made Simeone gave him entry into the break instead of the French. The Belgian was doing a good second half, giving another air to the team, when he noticed some discomfort in the right thigh that caused that had to be substituted in the 83rd minute to avoid greater evils.

At the conclusion of the match, Cholo spoke at a press conference about the rotations and assured that his intention was that Carrasco had played less time than he did due to the accumulation of matches and the effort he had made in the Champions League match against Bayern in Munich. However, the situation forced him to remove it from the beginning of the second 45 minutes and the winger withdrew prematurely pending tests to determine if there was any injury and, if so, what was its extent.

Today, Atlético has confirmed through a statement that, after the medical tests carried out, The Belgian has a muscle injury in his right thigh that will have a period of absence that will depend on his evolution. Therefore, his absence is certain in tomorrow's Champions match against Salzburg at 9:00 p.m. at the Wanda Metropolitano and next Saturday against Osasuna at 6:30 p.m. in El Sadar. A priori, Carrasco's goal will be to arrive in time for the rojiblancos' first game after the national team break, what will face Barcelona on the weekend of November 21-22 in the colchonero fiefdom.