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Atletico Madrid's Gameiro suffers thigh injury, Costa has bruised ankle

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Atletico Madrid on Tuesday announced that French forward had sustained a to his right thigh and that Spanish forward had a bruised ankle, both sustained during the club's 3-0 win against Celta de Vigo.

Gameiro finished Sunday's clash with muscle problems, prompting an scan on Monday, while Costa also had an to evaluate the bruising to his ankle, after it was stomped on by Celta defender Sergi Gomez, reports

Atletico said Gameiro's scan confirmed he had had "a in the adductor muscle of the right thigh."

Gameiro and Costa missed Tuesday's training session at the Wanda Metropolitano stadium, and was also absent, practicing separately at the gym.

Atletico Madrid is to travel to on Tuesday for the round of 16 match against Lokomotiv Moscow, set for Thursday.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 19:12 IST
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