David Ospina Injury Update: Al-Nassr Goalkeeper Sidelined with Back Injury

David Ospina Still Sidelined Due to Back Injury

Al-Nassr’s experienced goalkeeper David Ospina has been out of action due to a torn back muscle, sustained in a recent match against Lionel Messi’s Inter Miami. The injury has kept him sidelined for the last few weeks, raising concerns about his return to play.

Expected Return and Updates

Initial reports indicated that Ospina was targeting a return for the capital derby clash against Al-Shabab on February 25th. However, there were also speculations about the possibility of him being fit in time for the Al-Fateh game.

Recent updates from the Saudi newspaper Arriyadiyah have confirmed that Ospina will not be available for the upcoming match against Al-Fateh, further prolonging his absence. Raghed Al-Najjar is set to step in as the replacement goalkeeper for the fixture.

Impact on Al-Nassr

Ospina’s absence poses a challenge for Al-Nassr, as the veteran goalkeeper has been a key player for the team, providing stability and leadership at the back. His experience and shot-stopping abilities will be missed in the upcoming matches.

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