This Thursday, September 14, Fiorentina published the medical report on the injury of the Colombian Yerry Mina following the discomfort he suffered with the senior team after clearing a ball to avoid a Chile attack.
Defender Yerry Mina was injured in the first half of the Colombia national team’s match against Chile in the South American qualifiers. The former Everton player cleared the ball and immediately fell to the ground with obvious gestures of pain and his teammates had to ask for a change; Entry Davinson Sánchez.
Yerry Mina was unable to leave the field on his own and medical staff had to go in to place him on a stretcher and then transport him to a medical aid van. Even as he crossed the mixed zone, the media documented how difficult he was to walk.
Fiorentina’s medical report on Yerry Mina
“ACF Fiorentina informs that the player Yerry Mina, who returned late this morning, underwent instrumental tests this afternoon after sustaining an injury during the Chile-Colombia match. The tests performed showed an injury between the first and second degrees of the myotendinous junction of the rectus femoris muscle of the left thigh. The player has started rehabilitation and will undergo a re-evaluation in the coming weeks,” the Italian team said in a statement.
Yerry Mina joined Fiorentina on a free transfer after his time at Everton and is one of the current administration’s bets to strengthen the team’s defense, but injuries have the Italians worried about his performance.
It should be remembered that the coach of the Colombian national team, Néstor Lorenzo, had already stated in the press conference after the draw against Chile that Mina would be the first injured in the team and therefore she would not be in the match in the next round of the match Qualification, which will be held in November, on Uruguay and Ecuador.