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What is Salem Al-Dosari injury and will he catch the derby of Al-Hilal and Al-Nassr?

Updated: Nov 16

Saudi international Salem Al-Dosari, Al Hilal club player

Al-Riyadiyya newspaper reported that Al-Hilal's Salem Al-Dosari will most likely not catch the next Al-Nassr match due to injury.

Al-Dosari was injured during the Blue Wave's 2-0 win over Al-Taawun, but he joined the Saudi national team camp.

Al-Hilal’s player did not train with Saudi Arabia, where he underwent a medical examination and was then excluded from coach Roberto Mancini's squad for the matches against Pakistan and Jordan.

According to Al-Riyadiyya, Salem's injury is a second-degree tear in the ankle in addition to another first-degree tear in the knee ligaments.

On this basis, the 32-year-old's absence duration from the being on the pitch was determined to be for two or three weeks.

Al-Hilal is supposed to be a guest of Al-Nassr in early December, in the upcoming Riyadh derby in the Saudi league, and most likely Salem will not catch a match in which he has a long history.

Salem played a major role with Al Hilal this season, as he participated in 16 matches in all competitions, during which he managed to score 7 goals and assist another goal.

Al-Dosari joins Al Hilal's injury list that includes Milenkovic-Savic and Neymar, the former may not make it to the Riyadh derby, while the other’s season is already over.

It is noteworthy that Al-Hilal leads the Saudi league standings, 4 points ahead of the nearest pursuers, Al-Nassr, after 13 rounds.

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