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What games will Casemiro miss with his injury?

Real Madrid’s midfielder Casemiro has been diagnosed with a fractured fibula, putting him out for up to two months. Here are the matches he’s going to miss...

What games will Casemiro miss with his injury?

Casemiro has suffered a fractured fibula, according to Real Madrid, an injury he picked up in the LaLiga Santander match against Espanyol.

Casemiro leaving the field against Espanyol.

Zidane’s midfield stopper will be out for at least a month according to the club, and could be in recovery for up to two. Here are the games he’s going to miss:

Games in the next month:


Las Palmas (a) - Sept 24

Eibar (h) - Oct 2

Real Betis (a) - Oct 15

Champions League:

Borrusia Dortmund (a) - Sept 27

Legia Warsaw (h) - Oct 18

World Cup 2018 qualifier:

Venezuela (a) - Oct 11

Extension to injury lay-off

If Casemiro is out for over a month it could put at risk his participation in crucial league games for his club including away to local rivals Atlético (mid Nov tbc) and for his country in the qualifier at home to Argentina (10 Nov).

Although an unlikely risk at this stage, Zidane and the player will both be aiming to ensure that he is fully match fit ahead of El Clásico… Real Madrid face Barcelona on 4 December.

Real Madrid v Sporting CPCasemiro has become an important cog in the Zidane wheel.