Injuries

Neymar Out At Least A Few Weeks After Latest Injury Setback

PARIS — Paris Saint-Germain's Brazil forward Neymar will be sidelined until after the international break in mid-November following his injury against Istanbul Basaksehir in the Champions League, the French club's coach Thomas Tuchel said on Friday.

Neymar came off with a thigh muscle problem in the 26th minute of Wednesday's 2-0 win over the Turkish side.

AC Milan Used Some Sort Of Witchcraft To Reverse Brahim Díaz’s Apparent Concussion

The Europa League was made for Halloween and you can’t convince me otherwise. It’s a second-rate competition, just like Halloween is a second-rate holiday. Weird shit happens all the time and both events are beloved for celebrating counterculture. Hell, even the Europa League colors are Halloween-themed: orange and black.

On Thursday, the Europa League match day closest to Halloween, the spookies were on full display as AC Milan hosted Sparta Prague.

Hazard Immediately Jokes Around With Pretend Injury After Being Sidelined For Past 81 Days

Real Madrid is one step closer to getting its money’s worth for Eden Hazard. The $113 million man is finally back in the squad after last playing on Aug. 7 in a Champions League defeat to Manchester City.

The Belgian’s tenure with Real Madrid has been marred with injuries to put it lightly. A broken fibula that required surgery saw Hazard sidelined for the majority of the 2019-20 campaign. The nightmare of a season for the Belgian saw him score one goal.

Virgil Van Dijk To Undergo Surgery For Damaged Knee Ligaments, Likely Out For Season

Liverpool center back Virgil van Dijk has damaged knee ligaments and is set to undergo surgery after he was injured in Saturday's Merseyside derby draw against Everton, the Premier League club confirmed on Sunday.

The Dutch defender was substituted early in the game when Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford made a reckless challenge in the box, which left Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp fuming.

Why Jordan Pickford’s Awful Challenge On Virgil Van Dijk Wasn’t A Red Card

Liverpool started Saturday’s Merseyside Derby with a the verve, power and intensity of being the best team in the world and wanting to make damn sure it was the best team in its own city. The Reds took a lead inside four minutes and looked like they could score half a dozen before halftime. Then came the Virgil van Dijk injury, which completely shifted the direction of the match and, possibly, Liverpool’s season. But should it have been a red card on Everton keeper Jordan Pickford?

Inter Faces Nightmarish Milan Derby Buildup Thanks To COVID And International Break

Inter Milan are facing a difficult build up to their Serie A meeting against neighbors AC Milan on Saturday with six players sidelined through COVID-19 and others returning from a hectic seven days of international football.

Both teams are unbeaten so far and have suggested that they are ready to challenge Juventus for the title. Milan, in particular, have looked impressive, winning all three games without conceding a goal and stretching their unbeaten run to 19 matches in all competitions.

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