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Jürgen Damm Injured by Fireworks

Jürgen Damm will miss the start of the Clausura 2018 season after suffering burns in a fireworks accident.

The Tigres UANL midfielder was taken to the hospital with first-degree burns after some fireworks went off in his face. Damm suffered burns to the right side of his face and is expected to miss at least the first two weeks of the new season.

Tigres confirmed the injury and recovery time via Twitter.

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Ustari Out Six Months with Knee Injury

Atlas goalkeeper Óscar Ustari suffered a horrific-looking knee injury in the Rojinegros’ game against Tigres UANL on Wednesday, and that injury will sideline him for approximatly the next six months.

While taking a routine clearance during Atlas’s rescheduled Jornada 8 game, Ustari’s left knee appeared to dislocate. The keeper suffered a ruptured patellar tendon and underwent surgery this Friday.

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Gutiérrez, Hernández Injured, Out of September Qualifiers

Erick Gutiérrez (Pachuca) and Elías Hernández (León) withdrew from Mexico’s roster for September World Cup qualifying games against Panama and Costa Rica due to injury.

Gutiérrez suffered a sprained right ankle while Hernández picked up a left knee injury.

Juan Carlos Osorio has called up Raúl López (Pachuca) and César Montes (Monterrey) as replacements.

The complete roster can be found here.

Pedro Gallese Suffers Fracture

Pedro Gallese had to leave Veracruz’s game against Pachuca on Tuesday night after suffering an injury to his right hand. The club reported that the goalkeeper suffered a fracture and underwent surgery.

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Lucero Álvarez to Undergo Surgery on Facial Fractures

Lucero Álvarez’s injury in Lobos BUAP’s Jornada 2 game against Querétaro turned out to be a serious one.

Álvarez suffered the injury late in the game in a collision with Everaldo Stum.

Club doctor Francisco José Marbán reported that the goalkeeper suffered multiple fractures to the left side of his face, including the zygomatic bone and the eye socket. The eye itself was not injured.

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Aldo Rocha Suffers Fracture

Aldo Rocha had to leave Monarcas Morelia’s season opener against Monterrey in the 35th minute due to injury. Now it appears that Morelia will be without the services of the midfielder for some time.

Rocha reported via Twitter that he had suffered a fractured fifth metacarpal, a diagnosis that coach Roberto Hernández confirmed.

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Carlos Salcedo Ruled Out of Confederations Cup

Carlos Salcedo will miss the rest of the Confederations Cup – and the start of the season with his new club Eintracht Frankfurt – after suffering a shoulder injury in Wednesday’s game against New Zealand.

The defender fell awkwardly on his shoulder and was stretchered off the field in the 33rd minute of that game. The Mexican Football Federation (FMF) confirmed that Salcedo suffered ligament damage in his acromioclavicular joint.

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Cándido Ramírez to Miss Apertura 2017 Season

Cándido Ramírez is set to miss a second straight season with a persistent knee injury. Ramírez missed the Clausura 2017 season after suffering a torn ACL in November 2016, and he is now set to remain sidelined after undergoing a second knee surgery.

Ramírez, 24, re-injured himself in preseason, where a hyper-extension of his knee led to injuries to both his lateral meniscus and medial meniscus, as well as a re-torn ACL.

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Corona Out, Cota In for Mexico

José de Jesús Corona missed Cruz Azul’s final league game of the season with a knee injury, and that same injury will now keep him out of Mexico’s May and June matches.

Corona had been called up as part of the 32-man roster for El Tri’s upcoming busy schedule of friendlies, World Cup qualifiers, and Confederations Cup games, but further testing on his knee has ruled him out.

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Leiton Jiménez Out 6 Months with Knee Injury

Atlas didn’t only lose their quarterfinal series to rivals Chivas de Guadalajara, they also lost defender Leiton Jiménez for at least the next six months.

Jiménez, 28, was injured in Sunday’s second leg against Chivas, resulting in his early substitution in the first half. Imaging studies have revealed that he suffered both a torn ACL and a torn meniscus in his left knee.

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