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Roque Junior out of Kiev trip

Published: Friday 24 September 2004, 13.00CET
Roque Junior will miss Bayer 04 Leverkusen's visit to FC Dynamo Kyiv next Tuesday because of a groin injury.
 
 
 
Published: Friday 24 September 2004, 13.00CET

Roque Junior out of Kiev trip

Roque Junior will miss Bayer 04 Leverkusen's visit to FC Dynamo Kyiv next Tuesday because of a groin injury.

Roque Junior will miss Bayer 04 Leverkusen's match at FC Dynamo Kyiv in the UEFA Champions League next week because of a groin injury.

Injured against Bremen
The Brazilian international defender, who has impressed since joining Leverkusen from AC Milan in the summer, picked up the injury in the 3-2 German Cup defeat against Werder Bremen on Wednesday. "We knew he had a problem at half-time, but he wanted to stay on the field and help the team," said coach Klaus Augenthaler.

Ukraine trip
According to Augenthaler, Roque Junior will be out for the next two or three games meaning that he will not make Tuesday's trip to Group B rivals Dynamo as well as tomorrow's Bundesliga visit to VfB Stuttgart.

Last updated: 24/09/04 19.06CET

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