Massive injury blow for Cris

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Lyon defender Cris is facing up to six months on the sidelines after the club confirmed he has ruptured knee ligaments.

The 30-year-old Brazilian sustained the injury in a clash with Johan Elmander during the 1-0 defeat to Toulouse on Saturday and had to depart on a stretcher.

And a statement on Les Gones website,, confirmed the captain is now facing surgery and a lengthy spell out of action after rupturing two ligaments in his right knee.

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