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Gimenez will miss the Madrid derby

Thu 03 December 2020 | 6:19

Gimenez picked up an injury during the Bayern match, which led to his substitution in the 68th minute. Bayern went on to score a late equalizer from the penalty spot at the Wanda Metropolitano.

Gimenez

has since undergone scans. The La Liga club avoided to determine the injury length but just revealed that the defender might not be eligible to play again in 2020 due to a thigh injury.

Roji Blancos will face

Real Valladolid

at home, before a huge derby fixture against neighbors,

Real Madrid

, on December 12. Between these two league matches,

Atletico

will travel to Salzburg for a crucial Champions League clash against

RB Salzburg

.

As suggested by the Spanish media, the Uruguay international is unlikely to feature for

Diego Simeone

in their busy December fixtures, which means he’ll also the league game against

Real Sociedad

on 22

nd

December, as well as Atletico’s Copa del Rey start.

Gimenez

, who missed the early stages of the season due to a positive coronavirus test, was a key player for Simeone's defensive line, as they have only conceded one goal in the five league games he’s started.


source: SportMob