Atletico midfielder Augusto suffers ACL injury

Atletico Madrid midfielder Augusto Fernandez is facing a lengthy spell on the sidelines after the club confirmed he sustained knee ligament damage in Sunday's 1-0 win over Deportivo La Coruna.

The 30-year-old Argentina international was stretchered off in the 14th minute after tangling with Celso Borges and was in obvious distress as he was taken down the tunnel.

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