How many games will Bruno Guimaraes miss for Newcastle and when will he return? Toon star undergoing spell on the sidelines after Carabao Cup semi-final red card
Newcastle are into their first home cup ultimate since 1999 and 1000’s of Toon followers are already planning their weekend to the capital.
However there was one bitter notice throughout their 3-1 mixture win over Southampton in the Carabao Cup semi-final at St James’ Park – Bruno Guimaraes’ red card.
Guimaraes was gutted after being despatched off for a nasty deal with on Samuel Edozie
With the Magpies 2-1 up on the night time and with time ticking away, Southampton’s Samuel Edozie drove at the Newcastle defence.
Guimaraes snapped in and crunched his boot into Edozie’s ankle in an try and win the ball. Paul Tierney instantly brandished a yellow card earlier than VAR informed him to take a look.
The top consequence was a red card for the Brazilian and Eddie Howe will now need to do with out one in every of his star gamers.
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How many games will Guimaraes miss?
The 25-year-old will miss three games for Newcastle having been brandished with a straight red card for harmful play reasonably than for a denial of a goalscoring alternative,
And the excellent news is that this red applies to all home competitions, so he CAN participate in the ultimate in opposition to Manchester United.
He has already missed the Toon’s Premier League games in opposition to West Ham and Bournemouth and will be absent for the go to of Liverpool this afternoon.
Guimaraes is a fan favorite and Newcastle will miss him
Games Guimaraes will miss for Newcastle
West Ham – H – Saturday, February 4 (5:30pm kick-off)
Bournemouth – A – Saturday, February 11 (5:30pm kick-off)
Liverpool – H – Saturday, February 18 (5:30pm kick-off)
Both means, Newcastle are already struggling for our bodies in the center of the park following Jonjo Shelvey’s transfer to Nottingham Forest on switch deadline day.
Howe stated: “It’s an enormous blow for us and it will take time to sink in for me.
“He’s an enormous participant for us and all the things goes by him, so we’re going to miss him nevertheless it presents a chance for one other participant.”
And Guimaraes additionally spoke out after the recreation on social media.
The Brazil worldwide wrote: “Enormous happiness to be in my first ultimate with this shirt.
“Daily I’m positive I made the finest choice coming right here. First yr and first ultimate.
“Unhappy for the red card, the first in my profession, however these are conditions that happen throughout games.
“Thanks for the help. Wembley, right here we go.
Enormous happiness to be in my first ultimate with this shirt.Daily I am positive I made the finest choice coming right here.First yr and first ultimate.Unhappy for the red card,the first in my profession,however these are conditions that happen throughout games.Thanks for the help. Wembley,right here we go🖤🤍 pic.twitter.com/TVs9uaL869
— Bruno Guimarães (@brunoog97) January 31, 2023
When will Guimaraes return?
Extremely, the Brazilian worldwide’s return is about to come back in the Carabao Cup ultimate in opposition to Manchester United.
The Magpies will journey to Wembley to face the Red Devils on Sunday, February 26 and that will be Guimaraes’ first recreation again.
Now, you’ll count on him to go straight into Howe’s beginning XI, however he might be a bit wanting match health.
Both means, Guimaraes will be again for the ultimate as this Toon squad look to make themselves heroes by successful Newcastle’s first trophy since 1969.
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