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Chiellini's injury is not serious : reports

Thu 18 February 2021 | 17:09

The injury of the Juventus captain, who suffered in last night's match, is not serious

Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini, who was substituted last night due to injury during his side's 2-1 defeat to Porto, has not suffered a serious injury. No muscle damage is said to have occurred to the back of his right leg.

While Porto were ahead of Juventus with a goal from Mehdi Taremi, Chiellini suffered an injury and gave his place to Merih Demiral in the 35th minute. The Bianconeri conceded another goal in the second half, ending the game 2-1 with a goal from Federico Chiesa.

"Giorgio Chiellini underwent radiological examinations this morning at the J | Medical that excluded muscle injuries to his right calf. His condition will be monitored day by day,"



from the club read. 

The Italian defender looks set to join his side in the return leg on March 9.

source: SportMob