Rigoni blow rocks Chievo

Midfielder out for two months

Rigoni: Thigh strain

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Chievo boss Domenico Di Carlo will be without the services of injured midfielder Luca Rigoni for around two months.

Rigoni has performed a key role in shielding the defence for Chievo so far this season, but he now faces a spell on the sidelines with a right thigh strain.

With Rigoni expected to be out of action until December, Di Carlo is likely to switch Michele Marcolini into a deeper role.

"From now on Chievo will have less protection in front of the defence, but more quality when starting moves," Di Carlo explained.

A five-match unbeaten run has helped Chievo climb to sixth in the Serie A table.