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Lucas ruled out for season

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Lucas ruled out for season (©GettyImages)
Lucas ruled out for season (©GettyImages).

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva has been ruled out of the rest of the season with a knee injury.

The Brazil international was carried off on a stretcher in the second half of the Reds' 2-0 Carling Cup quarter-final win at Chelsea on Tuesday.

Manager Kenny Dalglish's worst fears were confirmed after a scan revealed damage to the anterior cruciate ligament in the player's left knee.

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