Serie A Injury and Suspension Report – Round 38

Atalanta: Viktor Kovalenko is out with a thigh injury. Robin Gosens picked up an ankle knock in the Coppa Italia final, but he is good to go, while Hans Hateboer is a late scratch.

Missing: Kovalenko, Hateboer. 

Benevento: Gianluca Caprari and Iago Falque are out with new muscular injuries. Artur Ionita suffered a severe knee sprain, and Fabio Depaoli fractured his collarbone in the last game. Marco Sau (thigh strain), and Gabriele Moncini (ankle surgery) are also out.

Returning: Foulon; Missing: Caprari, Depaoli, Ionita, Sau, Moncini. 

Bologna: Mitchell Dijks and Roberto Soriano are suspended. Mattias Svanberg (shoulder bruise) and Danilo (foot contusion) are iffy. Federico Santander (ACL tear) trained partially with the group during the week. Nicolas Dominguez (MCL sprain) and Aaron Hickey (shoulder surgery) are on the mend. 

Cagliari: Sebastian Walukiewicz is nursing back pain, Arturo Calabresi some muscle fatigue. Gaston Pereiro is still in the COVID protocol.

Missing: Walukiewicz, Calabrie, Pereiro. 

Crotone: Adam Ounas subbed off in the past game, but it turned out to be just a knock. Junior Messias will return after a stomach bug. Vladimir Golemic and Lisandro Magallan are suspended. Samuel Di Carmine are Sebastiano Luperto (sports hernia) unavailable, while Giuseppe Cuomo and Eduardo Henrique are fine after missing some time. Arkadiusz Reca is out with a knee sprain. Alex Cordaz will be unavailable following an arm procedure.

Returning: Messias, Cuomo, Eduardo Henrinque; Missing: Cordaz, Di Carmine; Lupertto, Cordaz, Reca, Golemic, Magallan. 

Fiorentina: Bartlomiej Dragowski and German Pezzella has suspended, Nikola Milenkovic is out because he needs surgery.

Missing: Dragowski, Milenkovic, Pezzella. 

Genoa: Milan Badelj (quad bruise), Domenico Criscito (calf edema) and Lennart Czyborra (back pain) have recovered enough to be called up, while Gianluca Scamacca (muscle fatigue) and Jerome Onguene have been ruled out and Luca Pellegrini (thigh) and Davide Biraschi (hip) remain on the shelf with significant strains.

Returning: Criscito, Badelj, Czyborra; Missing: Pellegrini, Scamacca, Biraschi, Onguene. 

Inter: Marcelo Brozovic and Matteo Darmian are suspended. Alexis Sanchez (ankle sprain) and Arturo Vidal (knee soreness) have resumed practicing and have shot to be available. Nicolò Barella will likely be called up, but he is unusable due to noise surgery.

Juventus: Rodrigo Bentancur is suspended. Aaron Ramsey is out with muscle fatigue.

Missing: Bentancur, Ramsey. 

Lazio: Luis Alberto, Luiz Felipe and Andreas Pereira are disqualified. Sergej Milinkovic-Savic will stay out with a nose practiced. Francesco Acerbi suffered a knee injury and probably will not be risked. Stefan Radu and Mateo Musacchio have picked up muscular problems, and they are iffy as well. Joaquin Correa missed the last two matches with a calf pull, but Felipe Caicedo with plantar fasciitis. Correa is improving, while Caicedo has not practice late in the week, like Ciro Immobile, who is dealing with an illness.

Milan: Matteo Gabbia is out with thigh strain, Zlatan Ibrahimovic with a knee sprain. Ante Rebic is questionable with a calf issue.

Napoli: Nikola Maksimovic (COVID) and Stanislav Lobotka (tonsillectomy) have shaken off their problems, but only the latter has been called up. Kalidou Koulibaly (calf strain) is improving, but he is not ready to play.

Returning: Lobotka; Missing: Maksimovic, Koulibaly. 

Parma: Jasmin Kurtic is suspended. Juraj Kucka, Andrea Conti, Alberto Grassi, and Riccardo Gagliolo skipped the last game for unspecified injuries and have not recovered. Yordan Osorio is out with an ankle sprain. Valentin Mihaila (thigh tendinopathy), Giuseppe Pezzella (shoulder injury), and Yann Karamoh (ankle soreness) have not managed to recover in time. Dennis Man (thigh strain), Wylan Cyprien (adductor tendon tear), Hans Nicolussi Caviglia (ACL tear), Joshua Zirkzee (LCL tear), and Roberto Inglese (ankle surgery) are out of commission. Juan Francisco Brunetta is a late addition to the long list of absentees.

Missing: Kurtic, Kucka, Conti, Grassi, Gagliolo, Osorio, Pezzella, Karamoh, Man, Cyprien, Nicolussi Caviglia, Zirkzee, Inglese, Brunetta. 

Roma: Carles Perez (back pain) and Federico Fazio (tonsillitis) had some chances but are out again. Lorenzo Pellegrini will be sidelined for a couple of weeks due to a thigh strain. Roger Ibanez suffered a flexor problem in the last game and will sit out the season finale like Riccardo Calafiori (thigh strain), Chris Smalling (muscle fatigue), Jordan Veretout (thigh strain), Lorenzo Spinazzola (thigh strain) and Paul Lopez (shoulder surgery). Amadou Diawara (groin soreness) is their only player that has been able to recover, while Antonio Mirante (finger injury) and Bruno Peres are late additions to the lengthy list.

Returning: Diawara; Missing: Carles Perez, Bruno Peres, Fazio, Calafiori, Smalling, Veretout, Spinazzola, Diawara, Pau Lopez, Mirante. 

Sampdoria: Gaston Ramirez is expected back after missing one with an ankle contusion. Morten Thorsby is suspended. Lorenzo Tonelli (thigh) and Adrien Silva (knee) are questionable due to knocks: the former is out, the latter has been called up. Bartosz Bereszynski has been excused to begin preparing for the European Championship.

Returning: Ramirez, Adrien Silva; Missing: Tonelli, Bereszynski, Thorsby. 

Sassuolo: Giacomo Raspadori and Francesco Magnanelli are in doubt due to muscular problems.

Spezia: Diego Farias is suspended. Julian Chabot, Andrej Galabinov, Gennaro Acampora, Roberto Piccoli, Salvador Ferrer and Cristiano Dell’Orco were limited in practice late in the week and are all unavailable.

Missing: Chabot, Galabinov, Acampora, Piccoli, Ferrer, Dell’Orco. 

Torino: Nicola Murru (thigh pull) and Amer Gojak (back pain) are on the wrong side of questionable and Daniele Baselli and Ricardo Rodriguez could be held out too with minor issues. Sasa Lukic underwent surgery because of a damaged tendon in his left thigh.

Udinese: Bram Nuytinck has been unable to shake off a thigh bruise. Tolgay Arslan (knee bruise), Sebastien De Maio (muscular problem), Gerard Deulofeu (meniscus tear), Jayden Braaf, Ilija Nestorovski, Ignacio Pussetto and Mato Jajalo (ACL tears) are on the shelf.

Missing: Nuytinck, Deulofeu, Braaf, Nestorosvki, Pusetto, Jajalo. 

Verona: Antonin Barak is out with yellow-card accumulation. Ronaldo Vieira will likely remain sidelined with a thigh strain.

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