It was another problem that Rúben Amorim had to face in the bad memory match with the Frenchman from Marseille. In the 35th minute, after a clash with Alexis Sánchez, Coates presented some complaints and ended up being replaced by the young Marsà, leaving the team without their main defensive reference.
In the daily clinical news, Sporting announces that the captain of Sporting suffers from a hip injury, but our newspaper knows that this physical problem does not cause any concern among the persons in charge of the medical service. In other words, Coates’ recovery will be quick and the Uruguayan international will soon be in charge of Rúben Amorim for the team’s next official commitments.
The injury is not serious, it has nothing to do with the physical problem that kept Coates off the pitch for almost a month, but everything indicates that Rúben Amorim should spare the Sporting captain in the European Cup match. Portugal with Varzim, probably giving the young (20 years old) José Marsà.
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