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Soccer-Destro confirmed out for two months with knee injury

ROME, Jan 26 (Reuters) - Striker Mattia Destro will be out of action for two months after an operation on his injured knee, Roma confirmed on Saturday. "Mattia Destro underwent surgery on his left knee at Villa Margherita today," the Serie A club said on their website (asroma.it). "The operation...lasted 20 minutes and was a complete success. The recovery period is expected to be approximately eight weeks."

Soccer-Roma striker Destro to have knee surgery

ROME, Jan 25 (Reuters) - AS Roma could be without striker Mattia Destro for as long as two months after the club said the knee injury he picked up in midweek was worse than initially thought. The 22-year-old suffered strains to his right ankle and left knee during Roma's 2-1 win over Inter Milan in the first leg of the Italian Cup semi-final on Wednesday, but tests by club doctors revealed more significant damage to his knee.

Soccer-Roma edge Inter in Italian Cup semi first leg

Jan 23 (Reuters) - AS Roma quickly renewed acquaintances with Inter Milan but this time won 2-1 at the Stadio Olimpico to seize the advantage in their Italian Cup semi-final first leg on Wednesday. The hosts, who drew 1-1 at home with Inter in the league on Sunday, raced into a 2-0 lead after Alessandro Florenzi rose highest to head in after 13 minutes and striker Mattia Destro also nodded in a cross just after the half hour.
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