Exams carried out last Tuesday showed an injury to Diego Palacios’ left knee. The Corinthians left-back was found to have an acute meniscal problem isolated at the site, and the player will have to undergo arthroscopy this Saturday.
Corinthians opens training for the press and presents Diego Palacios
Recovery is expected within three to four weeks.
Palacios fell to the pitch and was replaced at half-time. The first tests took place after the match, still at CT Joaquim Grava. This Sunday morning, new tests confirmed the muscle problem
Palacios had new exams scheduled for Tuesday, when the swelling in his other leg subsided. The evidence indicated the need for the minor surgery that will be performed at Albert Einstein Hospital.
Without the Ecuadorian, Hugo should remain in Timão’s starting lineup, now with Vitor Meer as an option for the sector.
The Copinha champion full-back was promoted after winning the tournament on the 25th and has been working with Mano Menezes’ squad.
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