FIFA World Cup 2022: Extra issues in Brazil camp as Gabriel Jesus, Alex Telles dominated out of event as a consequence of damage | Soccer Information

Brazil’s Gabriel Jesus and Alex Telles will miss the remainder of the FIFA World Cup due to knee accidents, the nation’s soccer confederation mentioned late on Saturday. Arsenal ahead Jesus and Sevilla left-back Telles had been pressured off the pitch within the second half of Brazil`s 1-0 defeat to Cameroon of their closing group-stage match on Friday.

“Alex Telles and Gabriel Jesus underwent exams on Saturday morning accompanied by Brazil staff physician Rodrigo Lasmar,” the confederation mentioned in an announcement, reviews Xinhua.

“An MRI on their proper knees confirmed the extent of the accidents and the impossibility of restoration in time to take part [again] within the World Cup.”

The lack of Telles may show significantly telling given the accidents to fellow defenders Danilo and Alex Sandro. Proper-back Danilo is recovering from an ankle sprain sustained in Brazil’s event opener towards Serbia whereas Sandro missed Friday’s match with an adductor drawback. That leaves Brazil with just one match specialist full-back – 39-year-old Dani Alves – who seemed off the tempo in Brazil’s loss to Cameroon. Doubt additionally surrounds the provision of prolific ahead Neymar, who has missed Brazil’s previous two matches as a consequence of an ankle drawback.

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