Serie A Injury and Player Status Updates – Round 5


Juventus: Sami Khedira and Mattia De Sciglio both pulled their hamstrings and are unlikely to be available for the upcoming three games. Douglas Costa was handed a four-game suspension in Serie A and got hurt in Valencia as well, but the test results have yet to be announced. Andrea Barzagli remains out with a calf problem.

Napoli: no significant updates on their long-term injured players, since Alex Meret and Faouzi Ghoulam are still working their way back from an arm and a kneecap fracture. Amin Younes could return sooner rather than later from an Achilles tear. Adam Ounas is out with muscle fatigue.

Roma:  Javier Pastore is questionable for this weekend after missing two games with a calf pull, but it looks like has made enough progress to play. 

Inter: Danilo D’Ambrosio has a bruised thigh, but he should not be sidelined by that. Lautaro Martinez is trying to shake off a calf issue and he is in the squad list for this week. Sime Vrsaljko remains on the shelf due to a knee sprain.

Lazio: Stefan Radu had a thigh contracture and will likely be out for a week or so. Luiz Felipe (calf) and Jordan Lukaku (knee) stay out, while Valon Berisha has recovered from a thigh strain.

Milan: Patrick Cutrone still has a pain in his sprained ankle. Riccardo Montolivo has been dealing with a calf injury for a while. Mateo Musacchio (head) and Hakan Calhanoglu (hand) got hurt in Cagliari but are expected to be available. Mattia Caldara was ruled out late due to some back pain.

Atalanta: Alejandro Gomez got knocked on the thigh, but it is not a big issue. The injured Josip Ilicic, Rafael Toloi and Gianluca Mancini were able to play in the last game, so the only one on the shelf is Marco Varnier (ACL tear).

Fiorentina:  Alban Lafont was called up for the midweek Sampdoria game and will be between the sticks on Saturday.

Torino: the Udinese match was very costly, as Iago Falque suffered a thigh (flexor) strain which will likely sideline him a couple of weeks, while Lorenzo De Silvestri and Roberto Soriano are fatigued.

Sampdoria:  Riccardo Saponara is not expected to return this weekend from a hamstring strain.

Sassuolo: Federico Peluso will miss another one with the undisclosed injury that has kept him out in the first part of the season.

Genoa: Sandro might be in the squad list after missing time with a knee trauma, same for the young defender Cristian Romero who has been dealing with a muscular ailment. Andrea Favilli and Lisandro Lopez remain out with hamstring strains. Gianluca Lapadula has a sore tibia.

Chievo: Fabrizio Cacciatore resumed practicing with the group after being sidelilend by a calf pull. Luca Rossettini is fatigued and might be unavailable, same for Bostjan Cesar (knee) and Filip Djordjevic who have already missed time.

Udinese:  Giuseppe Pezzella has a little quad issue.

Bologna: Erick Pulgar is suspended for three games. Rodrigo Palacio is having a lot of troubles shaking off a hamstring strain and will be stay on the stands. Mattia Destro is fatigued but might recover quickly. Filip Helander (knee) and Godfred Donsah (fibula) will be out until a little longer, while Nehuen Paz is set to return from a knee sprain.

Cagliari: Luca Ceppitelli is still nursing a calf strain, while Lucas Castro has the flu.

SPAL:  Federico Viviani is out with a calf problem, Kevin Bonifazi is ready to play after a long rehab for sports hernia surgery.

Empoli:  Manuel Pasqual is still bothered by an eye injury and will not play tonight. Alejandro Rodriguez (ACL tear) and Luca Antonelli (hamstring strain) will miss the next three games.

Parma: Amato Ciciretti is now injury-free, while Alberto Grassi had a setback. Jacopo Dezi (back) and Jonathan Biabiany (hamstring) are not expected to be back soon. Leo Stulac has had the flu this week, but should be good to go.

Frosinone: Daniel Ciofani returned last week from a major hamstring tear, same for Joel Campbell who had sprained his ankle. Danilo Soddimo has a sore quad. Joaquin Ardaiz hurt his thigh in practice and will have to be evaluated. Rai Vloet is working on his conditioning. Alessandro Dionisi, Luca Paganini (ACL tears) and Mirko Gori (shoulder) are out long-term.

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