Previous
Chelsea
Swansea City
1
1
LIVE 67'
Game Details
Watford
West Ham United
5:30 PM UTC
Game Details
Bayern Munich
Hamburg SV
8
0
FT
Game Details
SC Freiburg
Borussia Dortmund
0
3
FT
Game Details
Guingamp
AS Monaco
0
1
LIVE 25'
Game Details
Real Betis
Sevilla FC
1
0
LIVE 51'
Game Details
América
Cruz Azul
3:00 AM UTC Feb 26, 2017
Game Details
Next

Injury adds to woes of suspended Javier Mascherano

Javier Mascherano will spend his enforced absence due to suspension recovering from a knee injury after Liverpool confirmed the midfielder will be laid low for up to three weeks.

Mascherano was shown a red card for a challenge on Tal Ben Haim in Liverpool's 2-0 defeat to Portsmouth at the weekend but suffered an injury in the incident.

Given it was his second dismissal of the season, Mascherano will now be suspended for the upcoming games against Wolves, Aston Villa, the FA Cup third round tie at Reading and the league clash with Tottenham on January 10.

In all likelihood, Mascherano would have been absent for this period anyway after Liverpool confirmed the nature of his knee problem.

"The player had a scan which confirmed the medical team's initial diagnosis that he suffered a medial ligament sprain in his left knee,'' a club spokesman told the club's official website. "He is expected to be sidelined for two to three weeks.''

Comments

Use a Facebook account to add a comment, subject to Facebook's Terms of Service and Privacy Policy. Your Facebook name, photo & other personal information you make public on Facebook will appear with your comment, and may be used on ESPN's media platforms. Learn more.