Atletico Madrid news

Tiago Mendes facing lay-off

March 2, 2013
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Atletico Madrid's Tiago Mendes is to miss up to six weeks after a bone in his forearm was broken by a kick from Sevilla's Gary Medel during Wednesday's feisty Copa del Rey clash.

Tiago had to be substituted before half-time during the game at the Estadio Sanchez Pizjuan, which ended 2-2 and saw Los Colchoneros through to May's final 4-3 on aggregate, and underwent surgery in Madrid on Thursday.

The former Chelsea midfielder told Atletico's official club website about the incident ...

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