The official website for European football

Lazio's Konko facing six-week lay-off

Published: Tuesday 26 February 2013, 18.38CET
Abdoulay Konko will miss both instalments of S.S. Lazio's UEFA Europa League round of 16 tie against VfB Stuttgart after the defender succumbed to a knee complaint.
Lazio's Konko facing six-week lay-off
Abdoulay Konko has featured in four UEFA Europa League games this term ©AFP/Getty Images
Published: Tuesday 26 February 2013, 18.38CET

Lazio's Konko facing six-week lay-off

Abdoulay Konko will miss both instalments of S.S. Lazio's UEFA Europa League round of 16 tie against VfB Stuttgart after the defender succumbed to a knee complaint.

S.S. Lazio have been deprived of full-back Abdoulay Konko for both legs of their UEFA Europa League round of 16 tie against VfB Stuttgart after the 28-year-old suffered a knee injury. 

Konko limped off in the seventh minute of Monday's 2-0 Serie A home victory over Pescara Calcio and faces up to six weeks on the sidelines. The Frenchman has featured four times in this season's UEFA Europa League, playing the full 90 minutes as the Biancocelesti overcame VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach 2-0 (5-3 on aggregate) last Thursday to book their place in the last 16. 

Vladimir Petković's side travel to Stuttgart on 7 March with the return leg scheduled for 14 March. 

Last updated: 27/02/13 17.57CET

Related information

Player profiles
Member associations
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefaeuropaleague/news/newsid=1925122.html#lazios+konko+facing+week

UEFA.com features

Fantastic four for Sevilla's Reyes
  • Fantastic four for Sevilla's Reyes
  • Spain join Italy at top of all-time rankings
  • The greatest teams of all time: Inter 1962–67
  • The highs and lows of Ancelotti's Madrid tenure
  • Dudek hails Europa League final opportunity
  • Snap shot: Liverpool's Istanbul heroes
  • Gerrard leaving Liverpool: an appreciation
  • How promoted Kaiserslautern won the Bundesliga
  • Skipper Passlack on his Germany U17 squad mates
  • France captain Cognat introduces his team-mates
1 of 10
 
  • © 1998-2015 UEFA. All rights reserved.
  • The UEFA word, the UEFA logo and all marks related to UEFA competitions, are protected by trade marks and/or copyright of UEFA. No use for commercial purposes may be made of such trade marks. Use of UEFA.com signifies your agreement to the Terms and Conditions and Privacy Policy.