The unexpected defeat of Brazil in view of Cameroon in the last date of the group phase has brought consequences for tite. Not because of the defeat, but because two soccer players have fallen into the infirmary and will miss the rest of the World Cup in Qatar.
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The Brazilian Federation confirmed this Saturday that the striker gabriel jesus and the side alex telleshave suffered a right knee injury, so they will not be able to continue participating.
gabriel jesuswho had been doing a season in the Arsenalleft the duel against the Africans in the 64th minute to give entry to Pedro. The medical tests he underwent this morning determined that he will be out for three weeks.
tellesFor his part, he was forced to leave the field in minute 55. The defender tried to continue, but it was obvious that he was in some discomfort. His gestures and his tears made us think the worst, something that the medical tests confirmed.
Neymar is still a doubt
A tite the outlook is complicated. Though Alex Sandro Y Danilo They aim to return in the round of 16, neymar It is a serious doubt to be measured against South Korea. In case of arriving he would not be fully recovered.
”Regarding Neymar and Alex Sandro, we still have 72 hours before the next game. We have time on our side. There are still possibilities (of them playing against Korea) and we are going to wait and see what that transition will be like. They have not yet started field work with the ball, that will be done starting on Saturday,” said the doctor. Rodrigo Lasmar in a press conference.
”It’s important to observe how the players’ response to this new stimulus will be. Depending on that, in these next two days, they may or may not have conditions,” he added.