Racing Club defender and captain Leonardo Sigali has suffered a muscle tear that will keep him out for at least three weeks and will only return for Game 7 of the Serie A Cup, when his team will host against Independiente.
“Leonardo Sigali: Pain in the back of the right leg. An MRI was performed on Sunday and the results showed edema in the overloaded area of the soleus muscle and in the Achilles tendon area. Medical kinesthetic treatment,” the club announced today on its social networks middle.
As well as next Saturday’s game against San Lorenzo, Sigali will miss games against Newell’s Old Boys and Godoy Cruz.
If normalcy returns, “Osito” Sigali will be able to watch the classic match between Avellaneda and “Rojo”, which will take place on the 7th in Cilindro de Avellaneda. League Cup.
In light of Sigali’s forced departure, centre-back Nazareno Colombo, one of Albiceleste’s reinforcements in the last transfer market, could make his debut in the “Academy” jersey.
In addition to Sigali, another player who also suffered from the disease is Baltasar Rodriguez (injury to the fourth and fifth metatarsal areas of his right foot), while Emiano Sagliadar has pneumonia.
The team will visit San Lorenzo de Almagro next Saturday at 5 pm at the Nuevo Gasómetro Stadium in the fourth match of Zone B of the Professional Football League (LPF) Cup. (Tyram)