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Fejsa, Fuster out for depleted Olympiacos

Published: Wednesday 30 November 2011, 10.08CET
Olympiacos FC's Ljubomir Fejsa and David Fuster are set to miss the decisive visit of Arsenal FC on Tuesday and fellow midfielder Francisco Yeste and defender Olof Mellberg are doubts.
Fejsa, Fuster out for depleted Olympiacos
David Fuster looks set to miss the crucial visit of Arsenal ©Getty Images
Published: Wednesday 30 November 2011, 10.08CET

Fejsa, Fuster out for depleted Olympiacos

Olympiacos FC's Ljubomir Fejsa and David Fuster are set to miss the decisive visit of Arsenal FC on Tuesday and fellow midfielder Francisco Yeste and defender Olof Mellberg are doubts.

Olympiacos FC face mounting injury problems ahead of their decisive UEFA Champions League encounter with Arsenal FC on Tuesday.

Already missing Jean Makoun with a knee ligament tear, Olympiacos will also be without another midfielder in Ljubomir Fejsa, who underwent an arthroscopy for a meniscus problem in his right knee on Monday and will be sidelined for three to four weeks.

Moreover, in Sunday's 2-0 loss at Asteras Tripolis FC, playmaker David Fuster suffered a groin injury that may keep him out for a fortnight and midfielder Francisco Yeste damaged his right calf and faces a lay-off of seven to ten days, making him a doubt for Arsenal's visit to Piraeus. Central defender Olof Mellberg is also struggling to be fit, a groin complaint forcing him to train separately since Monday.

Third in Group F, a point behind Olympique de Marseille, Olympiacos will guarantee progress with victory against section winners Arsenal on matchday six as long as the French side do not beat Borussia Dortmund in Germany.

Last updated: 30/11/11 10.45CET

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