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Bad news for the Italian team and Juventus: Federico Chiesa suffered an injury to the cruciate ligament of the left knee, so Italy will miss the World Cup playoff, which provides for a semi-final with North Macedonia and a possible final against Portugal, and the rest of the campaign.
Chiesa, substituted in the first half of Roma-Juventus this Sunday, he went with crutches on Monday morning to J Medical, the Juventus medical center, and the exams they confirmed the bad feelings of the end.
“Federico Chiesa suffered a trauma from a contusion and a sprained left knee. The tests found a anterior cruciate ligament injury. A operation in the next few days“Vecchia Signora reported.
Chiesa, one of the heroes of Italy in the last European Championship, will be sick for several months and will not be able to help Italy in the momentous World Cup play-off next March.
La Azzurra was paired with North Macedonia in the semi-finals and, if it advances, it will be measured at the Da Luz stadium in Lisbon with the Portugal-Turkey winner. This selection wants avoid a new World Cup failure, after his absence in the Russia World Cup 2018.
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