Piqué, doubt for Santiago Bernabéu for a sprain

first_imgHowever, if it’s a grade two sprain -the ligaments are partially torn– be dI would totally spare his presence for the match against Real Madrid, since not even an infiltration could be validated. That’s why doctors are more cautious. Further, we would be talking of a low that could be lengthened between two to three weeks, therefore, the LaLiga match against the Real Sociedad in the Camp Nou would also be lost. After exploring it inside the locker room with a little more time the sensations are not positive. Right now the question of doctors is whether it is a sprain grade one or grade two. And it is not ‘pecata minuta’, far from it. If the tests to be submitted this Wednesday prove that it is the minor sprain, that is, there is no rupture of the ligament but just a stretch, then the green light so that Piqué is Sunday in the Santiago Bernabeu, previous infiltration in the affected area. The player himself, when passing through a mixed zone after the match, assured the media that It will be on Sunday. Gerard Piqué had to withdraw from San Paolo visibly limping of the right ankle. The worried faces On the bench they were obvious. The doctor Xavi Yanguas He was the first to explore the Catalan central on foot of the countryside, quickly looking at Eder Sarabia, the second of Setién, to tell him that I wouldn’t take much more in the countryside. The gestures of Piqué, stretched in the field and with his hands covering his face, did not invite optimism. The player had twisted, he alone, the left ankle after a bad fall in a jump.center_img Fortunately, seems discarded that it is a grade three sprain, that would leave a bleak picture, since it would be talking about three to four weeks off, jeopardizing even his presence for the return of the Champions League at Camp Nou.last_img read more

Oklahoma St tops Washington 3022 in Cactus Bowl

first_imgOklahoma State cornerback Ramon Richards (18) breaks up a pass intended for Washington wide receiver Brayden Lenius during the first half of the Cactus Bowl on Friday, Jan. 2, 2015, in Tempe, Ariz. (AP Photo/Matt York) TEMPE, Ariz. — Washington started the Cactus Bowl in practice mode, unable to get much of anything going while falling into a deep halftime hole.The Huskies managed to rev up in the second half, but never could make it all the way back.Washington fell behind by 17 points in a sluggish first half and had its second-half rally fall short in a 30-22 loss to Oklahoma State on Friday night.“For whatever reason, we didn’t have it in the first half,” Washington coach Chris Petersen said. “The second half they did, but it was too little, too late.”Oklahoma State (7-6) needed a late rally over rival Oklahoma in the season finale to become bowl eligible and played the Cactus Bowl without its most dynamic offensive player.The Cowboys closed out the season with a flourish behind freshman quarterback Mason Rudolph, with some offensive help from defensive lineman James Castleman.A freshman making his third start, Rudolph kept his composure against Washington’s vaunted front seven, overcoming three turnovers to hit 17 of 26 passes.Desmond Roland kept the Huskies off balance by tearing off big runs up the middle, finishing with 123 yards on 32 carries.Then, there was Castleman.Though he had never played offense before, the 300-pound defensive tackle lined up in the shotgun to score on a 1-yard run in the first half, helping Oklahoma State build a 17-point halftime lead.last_img read more