Spain : Primera Liga injured & suspended list (with statistics)
Deportivo La Coruna
The list includes both injured and suspended players. The columns are, respectively:
- date when the player was placed on the list
- player name
- player position
- number of games played
- number of goals - number of assists
- status for the day
- ?+ : likely to play
- ? : status uncertain
- ?- : unlikely to play
- - : will not play
- s : suspended
Suarez doubtful for Copa del Rey Final
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez still hasn't been able to train with the team, and he is still not cleared for the Copa del Rey decider. Suarez suffered a left hamstring strain in the second leg of the Champions League semifinal against Bayern.
He'll continue to do physiotherapy and work separately during the week, and there are serious doubts among the coaching and medical staff about his availability for not only the Bilbao match, but also the Champions League Final against Juventus.
Diego Alves to undergo knee surgery
Valencia goalkeeper Diego Alves will require surgery on a torn ligament in his right knee. The Brazilian injured his leg and had to be substituted in the second half of Valencia's 3-2 win at Almeria on Saturday. That victory earned the team a fourth-place finish in the Spanish league and a Champions League berth for next season. The 29-year-old Diego Alves, known as a specialist at saving penalties, has been Valencia's first-choice goalkeeper for the past four seasons.
Suarez will be fit for Champions League
Barcelona coach Luis Enrique is confident Luis Suarez will be fit in time to play in the Copa del Rey and Champions League finals. The striker missed Saturday's 2-2 draw with Deportivo with a hamstring injury, leading to fears he could be absent for the clashes against Athletic Bilbao and Juventus. "Suarez is not 100% and we didn't want to take risks, but he should be ready for both finals," said Luis Enrique.
Real Mad. 21.5.15
Benzema suffers torn muscle
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema's season at club level is over after the La Liga side confirmed on Thursday that he had torn a thigh muscle in his right leg. French international hobbled off after an hour of Madrid's 4-1 win at Espanyol last weekend. The 27-year-old is also a major doubt for two friendlies for France, against Belgium on June 7 and Albania six days later.
Gomes sidelined for three months
Valencia midfielder Andre Gomes will be sidelined for the next three months after undergoing successful surgery on a quadriceps injury suffered in last weekend's 1-1 draw with Celta Vigo. Gomes will soon begin his lengthy recovery as he hopes to be fit in time for next season's opener, but may still be out of action for Valencia Champions League play-in game, should they finish fourth this Saturday.
Suarez fit for Atletico
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez picked up a slight hamstring strain in the Champions League clash at the Allianz Arena and was initially a doubt for today's fixture with Atletico. However, Spanish newspaper AS has confirmed that Suarez trained with Luis Enrique's contingent yesterday and will be fit for consideration for the game in Madrid.
Real Mad. 16.5.15
Real to assess Ramos injury
Sergio Ramos will be evaluated by Real Madrid's medical staff after it was confirmed that the defender is suffering from a calf injury. Real announced on Friday that Ramos had sustained a grade one muscle injury in the soleus of his left leg.
The revelation follows reports in Spain that Ramos would miss the final two games of the season after allegedly playing the full 90 minutes of Champions League semi-final second leg against Juventus with "a ripped calf".
Barcelona striker Luis Suarez is a doubt for this weekend's La Liga clash against Atletico Madrid after picking up a hamstring strain during his side's 3-2 defeat to Bayern Munich. The team returned to training on Thursday for the first time since qualifying for the Champions League final. However, Suarez did physio work on his own and his presence in future sessions will depend on how the injury to his left hamstring develops.
Real Mad. 14.5.15
Ramos set to miss rest of season
Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos is set to miss the remainder of the season after it was learned the center-back played yesterday's Champions League semi-final with a torn calf muscle. According to Marca, Ramos played the entire second half with the soleus muscle in his calf ripped. While no official statement has been released from the club, the defender will sit out Real Madrid's remaining league fixtures against Espanyol and Getafe.
Real Mad. 13.5.15
Ancelotti handed 2-match ban
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti will miss the remainder of the Liga season after being handed a two-match suspension by the Spanish Football Federation. The 55-year-old applauded continually in a disrespectful manner as referee Clos Gomez blew the final whistle on Saturday's 2-2 draw with Valencia. According to the match official's notes, Ancelotti continued the exaggerated applause in the tunnel, and did the same to one of the assistant referees. Should his appeal fail, Ancelotti will have to watch the season's remaining league matches against Espanyol and Getafe from the stands.
Real Mad. 9.5.15
Kroos suffers hamstring injury
Real Madrid midfielder Toni Kroos hobbled off Spanish league match against Valencia with an apparent hamstring injury. Kroos was replaced by Asier Illarramendi and will now undergo testing to determine the extent of the injury, which couldn't have come at a worse time for Carlo Ancelotti, who now loses the player who has played the most minutes this season at a time when he's needed the most. Madrid is already without midfielder Luka Modric.
Real Mad. 9.5.15
Benzema fit for Valencia clash
Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema has fully recovered from his knee injury and after two days training with the full group, the French international was given medical clearance and added to Carlo Ancelotti's squad list ahead of Saturday's clash with Valencia. Ancelotti would not name his starting XI in his Friday afternoon press conference, leaving the decision on whether to start Benzema or Mexican international Javier 'Chicharito' Hernandez, for the last minute.