sport news Juanfran set to miss both legs of Atletico Madrid's semi-final against Arsenal

Juanfran was substituted with hamstring injury in La Liga draw with Real Betis Experienced defender set to miss both legs of Europa League semi-final  Striker Diego Costa also likely to be absent for first leg against Arsenal 

By Rik Sharma, Reuters

Published: 23:59 BST, 23 April 2018 | Updated: 00:00 BST, 24 April 2018

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Atletico Madrid defender Juanfran is set to miss both legs of the club's Europa League semi-final tie with Arsenal because of a hamstring injury.

The right back was substituted in the 65th minute of Atletico's 0-0 home draw with Real Betis in La Liga on Sunday and was replaced by Sime Vrsaljko, who will likely line up on the right of the defence against the Gunners.

'Juanfran took tests which determined that our full back suffered an injury to the hamstring in his left leg,' said Atletico

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