Edinson Cavani Limps Off Injured in PSG Win vs. Bordeaux

Aubrey Yates
February 10, 2019

The Uruguay striker left the pitch on the stroke of half-time holding his thigh, just after opening the scoring with a penalty in the 43rd minute.

Cavani scored the only goal of the game from the spot in PSG's win over Bordeaux on Saturday, but he was unable to finish the match and limped off soon after finding the net, reportedly with a thigh strain.

PSG travel to Old Trafford on Tuesday for the first leg of their Champions League round of 16 tie against the in-form Premier League side.

"I do not know [if he will be fit]".

Tuchel's side will also be missing Brazil striker Neymar, who has been ruled out with a foot injury.

But now Thomas Tuchel seems to have a problem with Edinson Cavani. "We have to wait".

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Neymar will miss both games against United after breaking his metatarsal.

There was some good news for PSG as midfielder Marco Verratti returned to the line-up after recovering from an ankle injury.

"There are a lot of plans B. Without Ney, maybe without Marco, maybe without Edi". It's very hard if we play with our best team, it's a big challenge. PSG beat Bordeaux 1-0 to increase its lead in the French league to 13 points over second-placed Lille, which plays on Sunday.

"You've got to trust the players, because the league is vital for us but it's a chance for them to say "I should play on Tuesday".

PSG may now have to field a front three of Julian Draxler, Angel Di Maria, and Kylian Mbappé, which is. not bad. Verratti played nearly an hour before being substituted by Leandro Paredes.

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