Atletico did not say how long the 32-year-old would be out due to the coup, which forced him to leave the field in his side’s 2-0 win at Celta Vigo on Saturday.
Diego Costa will miss Atletico Madrid’s Champions League opener against Bayern Munich after the La Liga club confirmed on Monday that the striker sustained a thigh injury.
In a statement, Atletico said tests “confirmed that he suffered a muscle injury to his left thigh,” meaning he will not play on Wednesday’s trip to Bavaria.
Atletico did not say how long the 32-year-old would be out due to the blow, which forced him off the pitch in his side’s 2-0 win at Celta Vigo on Saturday.
The Brazil-born Spain international’s place alongside the summer signing Luis Suarez in the Atletico attack will likely be filled by Joao Felix for the game at the Alianz Arena.
Date of update:
20, 2020, 9:55 a.m. IST
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