Diego Godin, 30, is expected to undergo a scan to determine the severity of the injury, but it is understood that the Uruguay international will miss this weekend’s league match with Valencia.
“After a first exploration from the medical services of the club, Diego Godin suffers a sprain of the lateral ligament of his left ankle. Additional tests will be performed in the next hours and is pending evolution,” read a statement from Atletico’s official website.
Diego Godin suffered the injury in Wednesday’s 1-0 win over Bayern Munich in the Champions League .
The injury could also rule Godin out of Uruguay’s 2018 World Cup qualification fixtures against Colombia and Venezuela during the next international break.