Atletico Defender Godin Loses 3 Upper Teeth After Bad Collision

Atletico Defender Godin Loses 3 Upper Teeth After Bad Collision

By Wires Editor | The Trent on February 5, 2018
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Atletico Defender Godin Loses 3 Upper Teeth After Bad Collision
Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin (Right)

 Diego Godin, Atletico Madrid defender lost three of his upper teeth after being caught full in the face by Valencia goalkeeper Neto during Sunday, February 3, 2018, La Liga encounter, his club said.

Atletico, who won the game 1-0 at the Wanda Metropolitano, said the Uruguayan center-back would undergo surgery in the coming days after having three of his upper teeth knocked out. They did not say how long he would be absent.

Atletico Madrid defender Diego Godin (middle)| AFP

Godin was cleaned out by Neto as the two went up for a high ball following an Antoine Griezmann free-kick. He was taken off bleeding heavily after the incident, which happened early in the second half. Angel Correa scored the goal for Atletico, who are second in La Liga, nine points behind leaders Barcelona.

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