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Juventus winger Douglas Costa set to miss first leg of Champions League clash against Lyon

Juventus winger Douglas Costa set to miss first leg of Champions League clash against Lyon with hamstring injury

  • Winger Douglas Costa is set to miss the first leg of Juventus’ clash against Lyon
  • Costa is likely to be out for around three weeks after suffering a hamstring injury 
  • The 29-year-old has endured much frustration during an injury-hit campaign 

Juventus are set to be without winger Douglas Costa for the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie against Lyon after he suffered a hamstring injury.

Costa is set to be out for around three weeks having sustained a knock as Juventus were beaten 2-1 in their Serie A game against Hellas Verona last weekend.

As reported by goal, Juventus have confirmed that Costa has suffered a low-grade lesion of the hamstring on his left thigh.

Juventus winger Douglas Costa is set to miss the first leg of his side’s tie against Lyon 

Juventus face Lyon away in the first leg on February 26 before the sides meet again in Italy on March 17.  

It has been a frustrating season for Costa, who has found his progress halted by a series of injuries.

Costa is set to be out for around three weeks after he suffered a hamstring injury last weekend

Costa is set to be out for around three weeks after he suffered a hamstring injury last weekend

The Brazilian has made just 13 appearances in Serie A this campaign and has yet to score, although he has provided three assists.

Juventus are next in action on Thursday when they face AC Milan away in the first leg of their Coppa Italia semi-final.  

 

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