Bastos injured his right thigh in a state championship game against Ponte Preta 10 days ago, but according to Brazilian daily newspaper Folha de Sao Paulo, should return to the starting line-up on Thursday night.

Michel BastosThe Brazilian club are in need of a win after losing their group opener 1-0 at home against Bolivian outfit The Strongest.

Meanwhile, midfielder Wesley looks likely to miss out after suffering the same injury as Bastos. Central defender Breno is also out as he continues treatment for his right knee.

Sao Paulo currently sit third in Group 1, and a second successive defeat in the continental competition could do grave damage to their chances of reaching the knock-out stages.

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Source: Xinhua



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