Matuzalem blow for Zaragoza

Midfielder out for two months with knee injury

Matuzalem: Injury blow

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Real Zaragoza midfielder Matuzalem is out for two months with a knee injury.

The Brazilian was hurt during Zaragoza's 4-1 defeat at Barcelona in La Liga on Wednesday.

He has suffered a partial tear to his knee ligament and is expected to be back in action by the start of December.

The injury was inflicted by a tackle from Yaya Toure and Zaragoza are unhappy with the Barcelona midfielder's challenge.

Club medical officer Jesus Villanueva said: "This act was senseless.

"The (disciplinary) committees should take action to prevent more fouls like this which cause injuries."

Matuzalem, who controversially joined Zaragoza from Shakhtar Donetsk in the summer, will miss several Primera Liga games and next week's Uefa Cup tie with Aris Thessaloniki.