Roma defender Rudiger sidelined
Roma defender Rudiger sidelined

Rome, March 7 (IANS) Italian football club Roma has announced that defender Antonio Rudiger will be sidelined for around two weeks after suffering a thigh injury.

“Rudiger underwent tests earlier which have revealed a minor strain to his right thigh,” Roma said on Sunday.

“The German defender — who has made 21 appearances and scored once in the league – will be sidelined for around two weeks.”

Roma face Real Madrid in the second leg of their pre-quarterfinal tie of the European Champions League on Tuesday. They lost the first leg 0-2 here and their defence faces an arduous task of keeping the Real attackers away in Madrid.

    The IANS was founded by Indian American publisher Gopal Raju as the India Abroad News Service. It was later renamed the Indo-Asian News Service.

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