Porto have suffered a big harm blow forward of subsequent month’s Champions League spherical of 16 tie with Liverpool after holding midfielder Danilo was dominated out for a month with a leg harm.
The Portuguese midfielder suffered the harm as Porto have been overwhelmed Four-Three on penalties by rivals Sporting within the semi-finals of the Taca da Liga on Wednesday evening.
Talking in regards to the significance of Danilo to Porto, Portuguese journalist Luis Paulo Rodrigues informed the Liverpool Echo:
“An integral a part of Portugal’s Euro 2016 triumph, Danilo helped preserve Gareth Bale quiet within the semi-final match up with Wales the summer time earlier than final.”
The month lengthy harm is for certain to maintain Danilo out of the primary leg of the tie with Liverpool, which is able to happen at Porto’s Estadio Do Dragao on the 14th February, although Porto will likely be hopeful of getting him accessible for the second leg at Anfield three weeks later.
Danilo has made 29 appearances for Porto this season, serving to them to a one level lead over Sporting on the prime of the Primeira Liga, as either side look to finish Benfica’s run of 4 consecutive nationwide titles.
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