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Odriozola set to miss rest of season with shoulder fracture

April 19, 2019
FILE - In this Sunday, March 31, 2019 file photo, Real Madrid's Alvaro Odriozola runs with the ball during their Spanish La Liga soccer match against Huesca at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid right back Alvaro Odriozola has fractured his shoulder and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Madrid says Odriozola broke his left clavicle in the team’s practice session on Friday, April 19. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, file)
FILE - In this Sunday, March 31, 2019 file photo, Real Madrid's Alvaro Odriozola runs with the ball during their Spanish La Liga soccer match against Huesca at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid. Real Madrid right back Alvaro Odriozola has fractured his shoulder and is expected to miss the rest of the season. Madrid says Odriozola broke his left clavicle in the team’s practice session on Friday, April 19. (AP Photo/Bernat Armangue, file)

MADRID (AP) — Real Madrid right back Alvaro Odriozola has a shoulder fracture and is expected to miss the rest of the season.

Madrid says Odriozola broke his left clavicle during team training on Friday.

The club did not say how long Odriozola is expected to be sidelined, but the recovery time for these types of injuries is often at least a month.

Madrid has six games left in the season, the last against Real Betis in the Spanish league on May 19.

Third in the league standings, Madrid hosts Athletic Bilbao on Sunday.

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