Bad news for Atletico Madrid and Brazil national team, as left-back Filipe Luis will be sidelined for some time due to a fractured fibula suffered in the Europa League match against CSKA Moscow. Here is the Spanish club's official statement: "Our left back had to be taken off the pitch in the RZD Arena after suffering a hard hit to his left leg. Once in Madrid, Filipe Luis underwent radiological tests to
understand the severity of the injury in his left leg. The medical staff
can confirm the Brazilian left back has fractured his left fibula. Filipe
had to be taken off in the second half of the match against Lokomotiv
Moscow after suffering a strong hit to his left leg. He was replaced by
The Brazilian will miss the last crucial part fo the season with the Colchoneros and the international friendlies against Russia and Germany. Also his participation in the World Cup remains doubtful, while Brazil coach Tite could replace him with Juventus left-back Alex Sandro.