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Atletico: Lucas Hernandez and Gimenez injured, uncertain in selection – Liga 2018-2019 – Football

Didier Deschamps might have to do it without Lucas Hernandez's service. Atlético announced Wednesday that the international tricolor was injured against Borussia Dortmund "The French defender, who ended the match against Borussia Dortmund with pain, suffered a myo-tendinous injury in the right thigh adductor muscle", said the club. According to the Marca sports daily website, Lucas Hernandez "will be far from the field a few weeks", without providing more precision.

Deschamps may have to play in defense against the Netherlands in the League of Nations (November 16), due to a wave of injuries in the sector, and for the France-Uruguay friendly scheduled for November 20 in Saint-Denis, World Cup quarter-final revenge is won this summer by the future French World Champion (2-0).

For this meeting, Uruguay also had to do it without José Maria Gimenez. Replaced at the break on Tuesday, the Atlético center-back suffered a hamstring recurrence, with a new injury at the same place as the injury suffered last month. Again, the club does not determine the duration of unavailability. This injury was in addition to Stefan Savic and Diego Godin, missing Tuesday, and left the Atlético defense destroyed before facing Athletic Bilbao on Saturday in the League.

Antoine Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez (France) against Germany

Antoine Griezmann and Lucas Hernandez (France) against GermanyGetty Images

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