DOHA, Qatar – Brazil have suffered two extra harm setbacks forward of the World Cup spherical of 16 conflict in opposition to South Korea with each Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles dominated out of the remainder of the event, the nation’s soccer affiliation stated on Saturday.
Jesus and Telles each picked up knocks in Brazil’s 1-0 defeat to Cameroon on Friday. Telles was substituted within the 54th minute with Jesus leaving the pitch 10 minutes later.
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“Gamers Alex Telles and Gabriel Jesus underwent exams on Saturday morning accompanied by Brazil workforce physician Rodrigo Lasmar and a MRI on their proper knees confirmed the extent of the accidents and the impossibility of restoration in time to take part within the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022,” the CBF stated in a press release.
The information will come as an enormous blow for each, but additionally for his or her membership sides. Jesus’ Arsenal are high of the Premier League and can need their star striker match for when the competitors resumes after the World Cup. Telles is on mortgage at Sevilla from Manchester United.
Sources instructed ESPN Jesus will stick with Brazil in Qatar in the interim however Arsenal are in touch and count on updates on his situation to be communicated sooner or later.
In the meantime, Brazil proceed to observe the health of Neymar, who suffered an ankle harm within the win in opposition to Serbia, however sources instructed ESPN the World Cup favourites are assured Danilo might be match to face South Korea on Monday with Alex Sandro additionally anticipated to get well in time.
If neither can play, centre again Marquinhos may change to the left and 39-year-old Dani Alves, who turned the oldest Brazilian to begin a World Cup match in opposition to Cameroon, may very well be tried out on the precise. If Tite opts to make use of Actual Madrid centre again Eder Militao as a full again, as he did within the absence of Danilo in opposition to Switzerland, Brazil would haven’t any different defenders to take a seat on the bench.
Dani Alves stated Friday’s defeat ought to come as a get up name for Brazil.
“It is a warning sign,” he stated. “There isn’t any weak rival. Right here is the lesson, we have to keep switched on all through the sport. One element and it is over.
“We finish as we speak with the sensation that an attractive day slipped by way of the arms of us gamers who weren’t enjoying a lot.”