Bordeaux Brazilian Wendel to miss rest of season

BORDEAUX - Girondins Bordeaux midfielder Wendel will miss the rest of the season after injuring his right knee, the Ligue 1 club said on Monday.

The Brazilian, 27, suffered the injury during his side's 4-0 win over Vannes in the French League Cup final on Saturday. Bordeaux are second in Ligue 1, five points behind Olympique Marseille but with one game in hand.