Due to injury, goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois doubts Real Madrid in the final of the Club World Cup. Karim Benzema also bothers.
Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid’s Belgian goalkeeper, underwent an ultrasound scan on Monday, which confirmed that he suffers from a muscle problem in his left abductor, the exact extent of which will be known on Tuesday through magnetic resonance imaging, and will not play in the semifinals of the world cup. The Clubs’ Cup, although it maintains the hope of reaching the final on Saturday, in case of classification.
Real Madrid face the semi-final against Al-Ahly on Wednesday without Thibaut Courtois in goal. The Belgian footballer joins the injured Eder Militão, Ferland Mendy, Lucas Vazquez and Karim Benzema in the traveler’s delegation.
The club’s doctors carried out an ultrasound this Monday morning in the sports city of Valdibas, in Thibaut Courtois, to obtain an indicative decision, according to Real Madrid sources to EFE. They must wait a few more hours for the inflammation in the damaged area to subside and confirm the exact extent of the injury with an MRI.
Karim Benzema worried about Real Madrid
Thibaut Courtois picked up a muscle problem in the warm-up at Son Moix before the start of the match against Mallorca when he fired a shot from distance. He was unable to participate in the match and was ruled out of Wednesday’s match against Al-Ahly.
As with Militão and Benzema, Real Madrid will be hoping to join the focus in Rabat during the week. For now, only Ferland Mendy and Lucas Vazquez are left out of the virtual final, which will continue throughout the week in Madrid while both recover. EFE
Real Madrid squad
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