Iker Casillas could miss both legs against United - originally posted on Soccerlens.comReal Madrid skipper Iker Casillas could miss both the Champions League matches against Manchester United after suffering a metacarpal fracture on his left hand.
The impact that injured Iker Casillas’ hand
Casillas was badly injured in a collision with defender Alvaro Arbeloa who accidentally kicked the hand as he attempted a clearance during their La Liga match against Valencia and couldn’t continue the game out of pain and was replaced by second choice goalie Antonio Adan.
Madrid announced through their official website that Casillas has a fracture at the base of the first metacarpal of his left hand. He is sure to miss the game against Getafe on Sunday and could miss the two-legged Champions League tie with Manchester United too.
Metacarpal bones are the long bones situated above the carpal bones on fingers and is equivalent to the metatarsal bones in the feet. Since, he has fractured the metaca...