Abidal blow for Lyon
By Patrick Haond
Last Updated: 01/01/70 1:00am
Lyon have been hit by the news that Eric Abidal has picked up an injury.Lyon have been hit by the news that Eric Abidal has picked up an injury.
The talented defender picked up a thigh injury in a training session on Monday.
Abidal is expected to be out for around three weeks with the strain - joining an already problematic injury list.
Sylvain Wiltord is one of those players struggling to return, and is expected to be out for a further 12 days.
The former Arsenal man has been suffering with a back injury that has kept him out for longer than expected.
Lyon now face a crunch game against Lille in the race for the title without two of their key men.