Twelve days before the start of the World Cup, several teams will be without some of their referees due to physical problems. The details
< /p>The Argentine midfielder during the final that was played at Wembley against Italy
In the last few hours, the Argentine team confirmed that they will not be able to count on one of their midfield pillars. It is that Giovani Lo CelsoHe will have to undergo surgery for the injury he suffered in the match between Villarreal and Athletic Bilbao for the Spanish League and his recovery will require a reasonable amount of time that will sideline him from the great international event.
La Albiceleste is not the only team that lost a fundamental card in its structure. The ideal eleven could even be put together for the injured who will not be able to be in the Qatar tournament, which will begin on November 20.
1 Maxime Crepeau (Canada)< /b>
< /p>The goalkeeper from Canada will not travel to Qatar. Photo: Kelvin Kuo-USA TODAY Sports
The Canadian team confirmed that Maxime Crepeau will miss the World Cup after suffering a fracture in his right leg during the MLS Cup final. The Los Angeles FC goalkeeper, who was expected to be one of Milan Borjan's substitutes in Qatar, suffered the injury during extra time in a collision that earned him a red card. The 28-year-old goalkeeper underwent surgery to repair the fracture and is in the process of rehabilitation. Canada, returning to the World Cup after participating in the Mexico edition in 1986, will play a series of friendlies against Bahrain on November 11 and Japan on November 17, before making their debut in the group stage on November 23. against Belgium.
2 Ben Chilwell (England)
His injury occurred in the duel between Chelsea and Dinamo Zagreb for the Champions League. Photo: REUTERS/Toby Melville
The English defender is not in the British team due to a serious hamstring injury during the duel between Dinamo Zagreb and Chelsea for the Champions League. The London entity was in charge of confirming the absence of the player in the European team in the World Cup in Qatar. Chilwell, who had entered Gareth Southgate's last squad, withdrew from his final match attended by doctors after noticing a strain on the back of his thigh. The Englishman made several gestures of pain, threw himself to the ground and was unable to leave Stamford Bridge under his own power.
3 Sergi Roberto (Spain)
The Barcelona winger was injured in a duel with Athletic Bilbao. Photo: REUTERS/Albert Gea
The loss of the Barcelona side due to a dislocated left shoulder left Spain without one of its main tools on the wings. The defender was injured in a Culé match against Athletic Bilbao and missed the last Champions League games.
4 Reece James (England)
< /p>The winger was injured in a clash against Milan. Photo: REUTERS/Hannah Mckay
The Chelsea defender was dismissed due to an ailment in one of his knees that he suffered against Milan. The player will be absent from the courts for eight weeks and will not play the World Cup. James “had a specialist consultation this weekend” and “after discussions between all parties, Reece will follow a care program and will be out for eight weeks,” Blues officials wrote in an official statement. England's first match in the competition will take place on November 21, against Iran, so the right-back, a regular starter with The Three Lions, would not be recovered in time.
5 N'Golo Kante (France)
N'Golo Kante will be one of the most sensitive casualties in France. Photo: Reuters/Andrew Boyers
The French international has been ruled out of the World Cup after undergoing surgery for a hamstring injury, Premier League club Chelsea said of the midfielder who played a pivotal role in the 2018 World Cup-winning event at Les Bleus. setback in the final stages of his recovery last week and will be out for four months after the operation.
6 Paul Pogba (France)
< /p>The steering wheel will be another casualty of the last world champion. Photo: @juventusfc
The midfielder will miss the World Cup due to a problem with one of his knees. The midfielder returned to training with Juventus this month after undergoing surgery in early September, but had a relapse. The figure with a past at Manchester United has not played a game since he signed with Juventus. The latest tests carried out in Turin and Pittsburgh confirmed that Pogba, 29, will not be ready for the international event.
7 Georginio Wijnaldum (Netherlands)
< /p>A notable absence in the Orange. Photo: REUTERS/Peter Dejong/File Photo
The Dutch midfielder's participation in the World Cup was ruled out after the fracture he suffered in the tibia of his right leg. The Roma midfielder suffered the injury in training and the player will not be able to be part of the Netherlands. Wijnaldum has had more than 80 appearances with Orange, but he will not be able to be in Qatar.
8 Giovani Lo Celso (Argentina)
La Scaloneta will not be able to count on one of Messi's partners in midfield. Photo: EFE/Julio Muñoz
After a communication between the coaching staff and the midfielder, the former PSG must undergo surgery. Although initially the medical body had suggested that it was a grade 1 injury (small tear) in the biceps femoris of the right leg, new studies yielded a much worse diagnosis: a small detachment in the insertion of the muscle. Consequently, rehabilitation, intervention through, supposes a period of inactivity of two months. He will only be able to play again in 2023.
9 Diogo Jota (Portugal)
< /p>The Portuguese will not be able to share the Lusitanian offensive with Cristiano Ronaldo. Photo: Gualter Fatia/Getty Images)
Portugal will not be able to count on the striker in the World Cup due to injury, which set off alarms in the Lusitanian country due to the large number of players in doubt for the competition that begins on November 20. The Liverpool striker is the second confirmed casualty in the “quinas”, after the injury of fellow striker Pedro Neto, from Wolverhampton. Both are joined by several players whose physical condition is a headache for Fernando Santos, such as central defenders Pepe and Danilo Pereira or full-back Nuno Mendes.
10 Philippe Coutinho (Brazil)
< /p>The striker will not be able to go for the sixth conquest with Brazil. Photo: EDITORIAL USE ONLY.
When Tite gave the list of those who will travel to Qatar, he did not mention the Aston Villa striker, who suffered an injury to the thigh of his right leg. In any case, Canarinha is one of the teams that takes the most attackers to the Gulf country with a total of 9 protagonists.
11 Timo Werner
< /p>The German was injured in the match against Shakhtar Donetsk in Poland. Photo: REUTERS/Aleksandra Szmigiel
The striker has been ruled out of the Germany squad due to an ankle injury. The 26-year-old striker was substituted in the first half of Leipzig's 4-0 Champions League group stage win against Shakhtar Donetsk. “Examinations carried out have shown that, unfortunately, the syndesmosis ligament in his left ankle has been torn and, therefore, he will be out for the rest of 2022,” the German club said in a statement. “In the next few days a decision will be made on his treatment,” the document added.