Milan Facing Major Injury Scare Ahead of Dortmund Game

An injury-riddled start to the season for Milan continues after Ruben Loftus-Cheek limped off the field in a 2-0 win over Lazio on Saturday. According to Sky Sport Italia, the English midfielder will learn the extent of the damage on Monday.

With a couple of challenging fixtures awaiting Milan next week, Stefano Pioli’s men are anxious to find out Loftus-Cheek’s condition. They’re waiting for test results with bated breath as the former Chelsea man left San Siro in pain. He appeared to have sustained a groin injury at first glance.Ruben Loftus-Cheek has two word reaction after news about 22-year-old  Chelsea player this weekendBut further checks suggest it is an abdominal strain. It’s all a guessing game at the moment. Unfortunately for Milan, it’s now a near-certainty that Loftus-Cheek won’t be at Pioli’s disposal for Wednesday’s mouth-watering Champions League clash against Borussia Dortmund at Signal Iduna Park.

After sharing the spoils with Newcastle United in a tepid 0-0 draw in their opening European game, Milan cannot afford to lose points in Germany. Stuck in the so-called ‘group of death,’ Rossoneri need a resulWhile there’s hope that Loftus-Cheek could return for next weekend’s Serie A encounter against Genoa, there’s no guarantee the 27-year-old will recover in time. Milan will head to Stadio Luigi Ferraris amid a domestic purple patch, having won their last three league games on the trot. t against Dortmund, who slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Paris Saint-Germain on matchday one. 


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