world-news

Peru striker to miss Corinthians' clash with Millonarios

Rio de Janeiro, April 2 : Peru international striker Paolo Guerrero will miss Corinthians' Copa Libertadores away clash against Colombia's Millonarios Wednesday due to a thigh injury.


The 29-year-old strained his right quadriceps during Corinthians' 2-1 victory over Sao Paulo in Brazil's Campeonato Paulista Sunday, reports Xinhua.

Former AC Milan forward Alexandre Pato, who replaced Guerrero during the second half of Sunday's match, is set to be given a starting berth by coach Tite in Bogota.

Corinthians doctor Julio Stancatti said Guerrero had aggravated an injury suffered early last week.

"He played because he wasn't in pain. But after the game he complained of the same problem that he had after the previous match against Penapolense," Stancatti said.

Corinthians, the defending Copa Libertadores champions, are currently second in their group with seven points from four matches. Millonarios are last with three points.

--IANS (Posted on 02-04-2013)

world-news headlines

China shuts down 110 porn websites

US drone strike kill 30 militants in Yemen

Abdullah leading in Afghan presidential poll

Czech women's team advances to Fed Cup final

Pope prays for peace in Syria, Ukraine on Easter

Heavy snowfall hits search operations on Mt. Everest

Wilshere hopeful for World Cup: Wenger

Seven killed in road accident in China

Italy releases Persian epic in digital format

Japan official visits controversial shrine

14 soldiers killed in terrorist attack in Algeria

Malaysian Indian leader cremated with state honours

Quick Links: Goa | Munnar | Pondicherry | Free Yearly Horoscope '2014

Comments

Your e-mail:


Your Full Name:


Type verification image:
verification image, type it in the box

Message:

Back to Top