Captain “Locomotive” dropped out before the end of the season due to injury

Photo: Official website of “Locomotive”

Croatian defender of the Moscow “Locomotive” Vedran Corluka tore his Achilles tendon and was ruled out until the end of the season

The captain of “Locomotive” Vedran Corluka in the home match of 24-th round of the championship of Russia against Perm “Amkar” (3:3) tore his Achilles tendon. “I tore my Achilles” — quoted the captain of the team “Sport-Express”. According to the official Twitter of “Locomotive”, the player will be out before the end of the season.

In a match with “amkarom” Yury Semin’s command has conceded in the 22nd minute after hitting Croatian striker Marko Bodul guests, but to the beginning of the second half was leading 3:1. Distinguished Alexey miranchuk, Dmitry Tarasov and Manuel Fernandes (penalty). To the end of the meeting, the team snatched a draw. On 61 minutes, bodul of Odense BK scored twice, having realized a penalty and on 88-th goal was scored by substitute Stanislav Prokofiev.

Lokomotiv scored 35 points, falling to sixth place in the standings. After a draw with “Amkar” Moscow club missed out on fifth place “Rostov”, the house defeated the “Spartak”.

Corluka moved to the “locomotive” in the summer of 2012 from London Tottenham for €7 million. he has also Previously played for Croatian clubs “Dynamo” and “inter”, English “Manchester city” and German “Bayer”.

In the “Locomotive” defender became the bronze medalist of the championship of Russia and won the Cup. Just for the Moscow club he spent 138 meetings, scoring in all competitions with seven goals and making eight assists. Before the start of last season Corluka was appointed captain of “Locomotive”.

For Croatia Corluka is from 2006. In the national team he played 95 games and scored four goals. For Euro 2016 took the field in all four matches of the national team of Croatia against Turkey (1:0), Czech Republic (2:2), Spain (2:1) and Portugal (0:1). After the defeat of the Portuguese in extra time in the 1/8 finals the team was relegated from the championship.