Timi Max Elšnik has thigh muscle problem: Only after the check-up will it be known how long the Olimpija captain will be sidelined
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When the devil has young, he usually has a lot of them. And so it has been in recent years with Olimpija. The Ljubljana team has recently been without their first goalkeeper Matevž Vidovšek, who will return in a few months. Now the accident has struck again, and Timi Max Elšnik has also been injured.
The Olimpija captain has had some problems with his ankle lately. Nevertheless, he gritted his teeth and played for both his club and the Slovenian national team. On Sunday, a league match with Aluminij started in Olimpija’s starting eleven, but he didn’t see the end of it on the pitch.
After 50 minutes of play in Stožice, Timi Max Elšnik told coach Zoran Zeljković that he could not continue with the game. At the time, many people thought that Elšnik’s ankle was acting up again, but this was not the case. The Slovenian international, who has proved to be a very important member of Matjaz Keke’s team in recent years, felt pain in his thigh muscle this time.
As a precaution, Timi Max Elšnik immediately stopped and requested a change. It is not yet known how serious the problems are. The 25-year-old is awaiting an MRI scan, and only after that will it be known what is in store for the midfielder in the coming days. And Zoran Zeljković and Matjaž Kek – clearly – are already keeping their fingers crossed that nothing worse…
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