Boca players Edwin Cardona and Nicolás Orsini both suffered tears in the 4-2 victory over Lanús last Saturday at La Bombonera, as officially reported by the Ribera club.
The official medical report that the “xeneize” club published today on Twitter indicates that both the Colombian midfielder and the former Lanús attacker have the same injury: grade II muscle tear of the right biceps femoris.
Orsini was replaced 35 minutes into the first half and Luis Vázquez entered his place, cheered by the fans on his return to La Bombonera, who scored Boca’s third goal and rounded off a very good performance.
Cardona, who intervened in the first two goals in Boca that turned the partial victory of Lanús by 1-0, was replaced at halftime by the youthful Aaron Molinas, also very applauded by the public and with a good job on offense, with skill. and decision to build game forward.
Although in Boca they did not indicate the recovery time of the injured, those close to the coaching staff estimate that they will have 15 days without playing. And both Vázquez and Molinas would be the replacements for Orsini and Cardona, respectively.
The Boca squad trained this morning at the Ezeiza site, where those who played against Lanús did regenerative exercises, while those who did not play or did it for a few minutes did a soccer practice, among them Marcos Rojo and Eduardo “Toto “Salvio, who is looking for his best form after the operation that has him off the court since last January.
As for Rojo, after serving a suspension date for having been expelled against River, he will start again -in replacement of Lisandro López- next Saturday against Huracán, at 8.15 pm at the “Globo” stadium on the 16th. date of the Professional League.
Next Friday the Peruvian defenders Luis Advíncula and Carlos Zambrano will rejoin, after being summoned by the national team, once the triple date of the qualifying rounds for the Qatar 2022 World Cup concludes.
As for Advíncula, he would be on the substitutes’ bench since coach Sebastián Battaglia would give continuity to Marcelo Weingandt on the right side, with a consecrating performance against “Garnet”.