Greece defender Avraam Papadopoulos will play no further part in his country's Euro 2012 campaign after being ruled out for the remainder of the tournament with a knee ligament injury.
The 27 year old appeared to be in some discomfort moments early into the 1-1 draw with Poland at the National Stadium in Warsaw, before being replaced in the 37th minute by namesake Kyriakos Papadopoulos.
Scans have diagnosed the injury as a torn ligament in his knee, with the Hellenic Football Federation announcing that the Olympiacos defender is to undergo surgery.
Papadopoulous will return to Athens later on Saturday.
The news comes as a major blow for boss Fernando Santos, with the 34-times capped defender missing the duration of the tournament. His replacement, the 20 year old Kyriakos, only made his ninth appearance for the national team after coming on as a first-half substitute.
The Ethniki are also without fellow defender Sokratis Papastathopoulos who was sent off in the first half.
Greece entertain the Czech Republic in the second round of Group A games on Tuesday. Kick-off in Wroclaw is at 17:00CET
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