Bologna’s Rizzo to miss Empoli game due to hamstring injury

Published 12/15/2015, 12:54 PM EST

Bologna midfielder Luca Rizzo will miss this weekend’s game against Empoli due to a hamstring injury, the club said on their website ( on Tuesday.

The 23-year-old was hurt during Saturday’s 1-0 win against Genoa and is expected to be out of action for three to four weeks.

Bologna midfielder Emanuele Giaccherini picked up a muscular injury during a training session last week, keeping him out until the end of the year.

Bologna, 13th in the Serie A standings, play ninth-placed Empoli at home on Saturday.

(Reporting by Anna Rzhevkina and Agnieszka Slupska in Gdynia, editing by Ed Osmond)



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