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05 Nov 2019, 18:24 IST

Matthijs de Ligt
Juventus defender Matthijs de Ligt

Matthijs de Ligt will miss Juventus’ Champions League conflict with Lokomotiv Moscow on account of an ankle damage.

After scoring the winner within the derby in opposition to Torino in Serie A on Saturday, centre-back De Ligt was recognized with “a barely sprained left ankle”.

The 20-year-old was consequently neglected of a Juve workforce that may clinch qualification from Group D with a victory over Lokomotiv in Moscow.

Maurizio Sarri will hope to have De Ligt obtainable to face AC Milan at Allianz Stadium on Sunday.

Adrien Rabiot was included in the 20-man group for the journey to Russia after sitting out the 1-Zero victory over Torino due to a suspension.

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