Atletico Madrid Confirm Injuries For Savic And Arias

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Scans have shown that Atletico Madrid defensive duo Santiago Arias and Stefan Savic have sustained thigh injuries.

The double injury blow comes after Atletico surrendered a 2-0 first-leg lead to exit the Champions League at the hands of a Cristiano Ronaldo-inspired Juventus on Tuesday.

 

Atletico will therefore not be playing in the final at their Wanda Metropolitano home, but Diego Simeone's side remain in LaLiga's title race.

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The injuries to Savic and Arias, confirmed in a club statement on Wednesday, could therefore be a setback for Atletico, who are already without World Cup winner Lucas Hernandez.

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Atletico, seven points behind LaLiga leaders Barcelona, return to action away to Athletic Bilbao on Saturday.