Delibašić laid low at Braga

SC Braga's Andrija Delibašić is expected to be out for around four months after damaging the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Opening goal
The 24-year-old, who is on loan from RCD Mallorca, will undergo surgery on Thursday after sustaining the injury in the 2-0 Portuguese Liga win at Vitória SC on 9 September. Delibašić scored an 82nd-minute goal before being hurt in a challenge with Guimarães midfielder Moreno.

Grim discovery
It was initially thought the player had strained a hamstring but further tests showed the problem was much worse. Delibašić will now miss the second leg of Braga's UEFA Cup first-round tie against FK Crvena Zvezda. Braga, who top the Liga after four games, drew 0-0 in Belgrade in the first leg.