Lyon's Bastareaud suffers season-ending knee injury
Lyon’s Mathieu Bastareaud will miss the rest of the season after suffering a serious knee injury over the weekend. The 32-year-old was forced off 15 minutes into Lyon’s 12-8 Top 14 defeat to Brive on Sunday.
As a result Bastareaud’s season is over, with Lyon stating he will sidelined until July.
The player also took to Twitter to confirm the news, writing: “End of season. Now we look straight ahead to come back in 2021. Thank you all for your messages.”
Fin de saison ????
Maintenant on regarde droit devant pour revenir en 2k21 ??
Merci à tous pour vos messages ?? pic.twitter.com/CF9oOHi314
— Mathieu Bastareaud (@BastaOfficiel) December 28, 2020
Lyon currently sit fifth in the Top 14 table having won six of their opening 10 games.
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