Serie A Injury Report – Round 13


Juventus: Federico Bernardeschi and Sami Khedira will not play this week because of an adductor issue and an ankle sprain. Miralem Pjanic should be available after a little muscular ailment with Bosnia. Emre Can is recovering from thyroid surgery. The two German players could return within a couple of weeks, the Italian winger sooner.

Napoli: Simone Verdi worked his way back from a thigh problem, but rolled his ankle in practice and could miss some time. Amin Younes has shaken off the Achilles injury, but he had the same problem of his teammate, even though his one is considered milder. Alex Meret is dealing with a sore shoulder on top of going through a bumpy rehab from a forearm fracture. Dries Mertens got a bruise in practice.

Inter: Marcelo Brozovic is suspended. Sime Vrsaljko will be out with a thigh pull, Dalbert  with a calf one. Kwadwo Asamoah has a sore knee but could gut it out. Radja Nainggolan has healed from an ankle sprain.Lazio: Sergej Milinkovic-Savic is good to go after a little scare with Serbia. Felipe Caicedo missed the last couple of games with a thigh ailment, but he could be at least be available. Lucas Leiva has some discomfort in his adductor, but the tests excluded any strain: he is questionable. Riza Durmisi has the flu.

Milan: Alessio Romagnoli will miss about a month with a calf MTJ lesion. Gonzalo Higuain is disqualified and is appealing to get the ban reduced. Hakan Calhanoglu (foot) and Davide Calabria (ankle) are banged up but should be at the coach’s disposal. Giacomo Bonaventura will undergo knee surgery soon because of cartilage issue and he might be done for the season. Ivan Strinic has been cleared to resume practicing after being diagnosed with a heart condition this summer. Mateo Musacchio (ACL), Lucas Biglia (calf) and Mattia Caldara (Achilles) are out at least till January.

Roma: Kostas Manolas twisted his ankle with Greece and will miss this one. Rick Kardsorp (thigh strain) and Luca Pellegrini (ankle sprain) have worked their way back during the break, while Daniele De Rossi (knee), Diego Perotti (calf) and Javier Pastore (calf) are still on the mend. Davide Santon has the flu. Lorenzo Pellegrini (lower leg) and Aleksandar Kolarov (pinkie toe) are dinged up but should play through it. Robin Olsen has a thigh problem and might not play.

Sassuolo: Claud Adjapong broke his fibula while with Italy U-21 and he will be on the mend for a while. Lorenzo Sernicola is out indefinitely because of a malleolus fracture and ankle ligament damage. Jeremie Boga underwent tibia surgery about a month ago, but he is not ready yet. Mehdi Bourabia missed time with a muscular injury before the break, but he should be able to come back at least in limited capacity. 

Atalanta: Andrea Masiello has gotten past the thigh injury that sidelined him, same for José Palomino, who had a sore calf. Musa Barrow could miss up to ten days because of a face trauma. Berat Djimsiti is questionable because of a bruised thigh. Reserves Marco Tumminello (elbow) and Arkadiusz Reca (groin) could be in the squad list this week.

Fiorentina: German Pezzella suffered a grade 1/2 thigh (biceps femoris) strain with Argentina and could be out for a couple of matches. Cyril Thereau should be called up after experiencing some muscle fatigue, Bartlomiej Dragowski is dealing with a shoulder problem. Marko Pjaca has been ruled out because of back pain.

Torino:  Ola Aina will miss at least one game because of heel soreness. Tomas Rincon is suspended.

Parma: Massimo Gobbi and Antonino Di Gaudio picked up thigh (rectus femoris) strains during the break and could be on the shelf for a couple of weeks. Jacopo Dezi (back) and Gianni Munari (ACL) could be back after missing the first part of the season. Francisco Sierralta (thigh tear) and Federico Dimarco (abdominal and adductor tendon tear) remain without a precise timeline.

Sampdoria: Karol Linetty is disqualified. Edgar Barreto is iffy because of a thigh (flexor) strain he suffered about three weeks ago.

Cagliari: Ragnar Klavan (sore Achilles), Charalampos Lykogiannis (calf strain) and Diego Farias (calf) have solved their injuries during the break, while Paolo Faragò (back spasms) and Simone Padoin (thigh) are questionable because of new ailments, while Fabio Pisacane should be fine. Lucas Castro suffered an ACL tear in a late practice and he is set to miss about six months. 

Genoa: Nicolas Spolli is available after a thigh strain, same for Andrea Favilli, who had a sore knee. Daniel Bessa suffered a small calf issue but should be okay. Federico Marchetti and Sandro have solved their thigh strains, but they might not be ready to start.

Spal: Francesco Vicari will be miss the Juventus game with the groin problem that forced him out of the last game, while Felipe has recovered from back spasms. Mattia Valoti should be good to go after an ankle sprain. Mo Fares and Thiago Cionek are fatigued but will be at least called up.

Bologna:  Federico Mattiello should be back after skipping some games due to a thigh strain.

Udinese:  Antonin Barak is out because of severe back pain. Lukas Teodorczyk is out for at least two more weeks after sports hernia surgery.

Empoli:  Levan Mchedlidze should be available after being out with a quad lesion.

Frosinone: Camillo Ciano is questionable after suffering a thigh strain right before the previous game. Cristian Molinaro is in a similar spot because of a quad injury. Emil Hallfredsson will stay on the mend because of knee tendinopathy. Federico Dionisi and Luca Paganini are out long-term due to ACL ruptures. Danilo Soddimo has been ruled by the coach.

Chievo: Fabrizio Cacciatore and Filip Djordjevic have resumed practicing after being sidelined for a good amount of time due to muscular injuries. On the other hand, Nenad Tomovic (thigh), Manuel Pucciarelli (knee soreness), Pawel Jaroszynski and Nicola Rigoni are not expected to be available this week and Emanuele Giaccherini is questionable because of a muscular injury.

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