Brazilian defender Thiago Silva contracted a right thigh femoral bicep injury in a win over Bordeaux on Sunday night, PSG said in a statement on Monday, which will prevent him from playing against Dortmund in the Champions League on March 11. .
His "recovery is estimated at three weeks according to clinical progress," said the Paris club, after the injury to its captain at the start of the match during the 4-3 victory against the Girondins. Idrissa Gana Gueye had replaced him after 17 minutes of play, following the pain felt by Thiago Silva.
Marco Verratti and Thomas Meunier suspended
Defeated 2-1 in the first leg in Germany, the Parisians are already deprived of Marco Verratti and Thomas Meunier, suspended, for the reception of Borussia in the 8th final return of the Champions League. This bad news could change the plans of coach Thomas Tuchel, who had favored a system with three central defenders in the first leg, but who can count on Marquinhos, author of a double Sunday night.
Once again, the Parisians will not be complete at this time of the season, they who had already had to do without Neymar in the last two seasons at this stage of the competition.
Paris SG adds in this press release that the Basque midfielder Ander Herrera "will be absent between 6 and 8 weeks" due to a lesion of the left quadriceps.