Beckham set for tests on injured knee

David Beckham will undergo further tests tomorrow to determine the extent of the right knee injury he suffered during tonight’s Primera Liga match with Getafe.

David Beckham will undergo further tests tomorrow to determine the extent of the right knee injury he suffered during tonight’s Primera Liga match with Getafe.

Beckham appeared to sustain the problem midway through the second half of the Primera Liga match, after mishitting a cross and then running into the advertising hoardings behind the goal.

He stayed on the pitch for a while seemingly in a bid to run the injury off but, with no apparent improvement, he was substituted with Antonio Cassano taking his place.

Beckham, who was back in the Madrid starting line-up after being suspended for last weekend’s derby at Atletico Madrid, had earlier hit the Getafe crossbar with a 25-yard thunderbolt in the first half.

The former England captain was also involved in the build-up to Madrid’s equaliser just before half-time, which led to Ruud van Nistelrooy slotting home from the penalty spot to earn his side a 1-1 draw.

The injury to Beckham is a blow to both player and club, with Madrid facing two massive away games this week at Bayern Munich and Barcelona.

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