Atletico suffer injury blow with Mandzukic and Garcia

The Croatian striker picked up a Grade 1 sprain during the victory over Bayer Leverkusen while his team-mate suffered a cracked elbow after a collision with Omer Toprak

Atletico Madrid have confirmed that both Mario Mandzukic and Raul Garcia picked up injuries in Tuesday's Champions League clash with Bayer Leverkusen.

Diego Simeone's men beat Leverkusen 1-0 in the second leg to level the last-16 tie at 1-1 on aggregate before beating them on penalties to secure a place in the quarter-finals. 

Garcia came on in the 46th minute for Cani and suffered an injury when Omer Toprak fell on him and the club have revealed the midfielder has suffered a cracked elbow.

Meanwhile, Mandzukic, who came off in the 83rd minute at the Vicente Calderon, has been diagnosed with a Grade 1 sprain in his right ankle following scans.

It has not been revealed how long both players will be out of action for.