Sports cruciate ligament tear: Leverkusen without Paulinho for many months

12:55  02 july  2020
12:55  02 july  2020 Source:   90min.de

injury drama! Double cruciate ligament shock at Freiburg

 injury drama! Double cruciate ligament shock at Freiburg © Imago Lena Lotzen has torn her cruciate ligament for the third time in her career Lena Lotzen is unlucky! The European soccer champion from 2013 suffered another cruciate ligament tear in her left knee - for the third time. Almost unbelievable: Jobina Lahr, Lotzen's teammate at Bundesliga club SC Freiburg, also suffered the same injury to her right knee in training. This was announced by the club on Wednesday. top games of the FLYERALARM women's Bundesliga live.

The posterior cruciate ligament can tear if your shinbone is hit hard just below the knee or if you fall on a bent knee. These injuries are most common during In many cases, other structures within the knee — including other ligaments or cartilage — also are damaged when you injure your posterior

Anterior cruciate ligament injury is when the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL) is either stretched, partially torn , or completely torn . The most common injury is a complete tear . Symptoms include pain, a popping sound during injury, instability of the knee, and joint swelling.

cup finalist Bayer Leverkusen has to do without offensive player Paulinho for many months.

Zog sich im Training einen Kreuzbandriss zu: Leverkusens Paulinho. © Photo: Matthias Hangst / Getty Images Europe / Pool / dpa Torn a cruciate ligament in training: Leverkusens Paulinho.

The 19-year-old Brazilian contracted a tear in the right anterior cruciate ligament in team training on Tuesday and will be operated on in Innsbruck on Friday. Leverkusen will meet FC Bayern Munich in the final of the DFB Cup (8 p.m. / ARD and Sky) on Saturday.

"It is unbelievably a shame and almost tragic that Paulinho can not be there at the season highlight in Berlin and also in the continuation of the season in the Europa League in August," said sports director Simon Rolfes: "His bad injury motivates us all the more, on Weekend to win the cup for him too. »

Paulinho has been playing in Leverkusen since 2018. He made 13 appearances in the Bundesliga this season, scoring three goals and preparing two. He also played twice in the Champions League, the Europa League and the DFB Cup.

FC Bayern with Süle in the squad - Bayer with Havertz .
FC Bayern is contesting the cup final against Bayer Leverkusen with the team that chose the German soccer record champion a good two weeks ago. Coach Hansi Flick leaves recovered Thiago outside for now, Leon Goretzka remains in defensive midfield alongside Joshua Kimmich. For the first time since his cruciate ligament rupture in October, Niklas Süle is back in the squad.

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