Mathieu WARNIER, Media365, posted on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at 3:45 p.m.
Forced to give up his place too quickly during the Stade Francis de Paris match at Racing 92 on Friday, Pablo Matera could suffer a serious knee injury.
Will the Crusaders be able to count on Pablo Matera next season? While under contract with Stade Français Paris until the end of the 2022-2023 season, the Argentine third tier of his captains got the chance to go and develop for a year in the new franchise. Zeeland plays in Super Rugby. However, in the 22nd minute of the play-off between Club de la Capitale and Racing 92, on Friday at Paris-La Défense Arena, won by Club Ile-de-France, the situation may have changed for the captain. Argentina check. Indeed, after a call, Pablo Matera complained of a knee and immediately had to leave Ile-de-France Park to make way for his compatriot Marcus Kramer, while he was having trouble leaving the field.
The impact of the Crusaders on Matera?
If Pablo Matera’s knee injury is accepted, the magazine Olympic Noon The Argentine third line is guaranteed a serious injury with additional examinations already planned by the medical staff at the Stade Français Paris for Monday, in the capital. The goal will be to determine if the cruciate ligaments of this knee are affected, which would require a prolonged absence of a Puma captain. In the less favorable case, Pablo Matera would be resigned to miss the next summer round of selection for Argentina who, unable to pick up at home due to the health situation, will move to Romania on 3 July before two Tests – a match in Cardiff against Wales on 10 and 17 July. An injury could also delay his arrival in New Zealand, or even cancel that arc that the 27-year-old wants.