Pedro in Doubt for Porto Clash Following Ankle Injury Sustained in Lazio’s Draw With Udinese

Pedro suffered an ankle injury during Lazio’s 1-1 draw with Udinese yesterday, putting him in doubt for Thursday’s match against Porto.

As highlighted by Italian media outlet LazioNews24 earlier today, the 34-year-old Spanish winger asked to be brought off in the 23rd minute of the match at the Dacia Arena yesterday, suffering from ankle pain.

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Pedro will undergo a new round of tests today to understand the extent of the problem, and Lazio fear that he’ll be ruled out for Thursday’s Europa League play-off tie against Porto.

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Coach Maurizio Sarri cannot particularly do without the Spanish veteran, with Mattia Zaccagni suspended for the game and Ciro Immobile also in doubt. His options would be limited to Felipe Anderson, Raul Moro, Jovane Cabral and Luka Romero.

Pedro has made 33 appearances across all competitions so far this season, for a total of 2239 minutes. In that time, he’s scored eight goals and provided five assists, being an important option for the 63-year-old Italian coach.

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