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Yeshchenko sidelined for eight months

April 2, 2013
By ESPN staff
Anzhi Makhachkala left-back Andrei Yeshchenko looks set to be out action for most of the year after tearing knee ligaments in a Russian Premier League game at the weekend, his club confirmed on Tuesday.

Yeshchenko, 29, has been ruled out for up to eight months after picking up the injury during Anzhi's 4-0 loss at FK Krasnodar on Sunday. Team-mate Oleg Shatov pulled a hamstring in the same match and will be sidelined for up to three weeks.

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