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Álvaro Morata to miss Spain-Ukraine after suffering injury against Luxembourg

The Spanish striker suffered a leg injury while playing for his national team in the match that saw Spain qualify for Euro 2016.

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Injuries have been almost as constant in this current Juventus season as waking up in the morning. We know something will happen, it's just a matter of when and how severe said injuries will be. It's a vicious cycle we can't get out of these days. Stupid injuries. Always so stupid.

Here's another one. Brace yourselves.

Juventus striker Álvaro Morata was forced to leave the match against Luxembourg with initial concerns fearing a fractured fibula. In the 33rd minute of the match, the Spaniard fought for an aerial ball and landed awkwardly on his right leg. He stayed down for a while and had to be stretchered off the field.

According to multiple reports, X-rays in a local hospital ruled out a possible fracture. It looks like it's "only" a heavy bruise to the calf and fibula. However, the striker´s participation at the Derby d'Italia against Inter seems to now be in doubt.

And while we don't know the complete severity of the injury right now, the Spanish federation announced Saturday that Morata will miss Spain's against Ukraine on Monday.

Álvaro Morata will not travel to Ukraine either, after suffering a hard blow on his right leg. The medical services at Juventus FC have also been contacted, although the reach of the injury is yet to decided and the footballer will undergo further tests tonight.

According to Sky Sports Italia, Morata is feeling better than the night earlier and is "optimistic" that his injury will turn out to be nothing serious. Right now, though, all we're waiting for is Juventus' official medical update, which should arrive quickly if it's anything like the turnaround they had after Paul Pogba sprained his right ankle on international duty.

Oh, yes we are. Because all we wait for these days is injury news.