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Jay Rodriguez

24-Year-Old Forward     Southampton  Premier


England

STATUS:  Out   INJURY:  Knee    EST. RETURN:  Unknown
Birthdate:  July 29, 1989    Birthplace:  Burnley, England
Nationality:  England    Height:  6' 1"    

April 7, 2014    Jay Rodriguez News

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Rodriguez suffered a torn ACL during Saturday's match at Manchester City, and he is expected to miss the next six months.

A terrible injury at a terrible time, as Rodriguez will not only miss the rest of the Premier League season, but also the World Cup. It's been a remarkable season for Rodriguez, whose 15 goals trail only Luis Suarez (29), Daniel Sturridge (20), and Yaya Toure (18) this year.

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Jay Rodriguez: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

April 5, 2014

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Rodriguez landed awkwardly after jumping for a ball during Saturday's match against Manchester City, injuring his knee, Goal.com reports. He had to be stretchered off the pitch with his knee in a brace.

The immediate concern was that Rodriguez seriously injured his knee, and if there is any significant ligament damage, he could easily miss the rest of the Premier League season and the World Cup.

March 30, 2014

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Rodriguez bagged two goals during Saturday's match versus Newcastle.

Rodriguez passed a late fitness test on his knee to start Saturday and showed no signs of being hampered throughout the match. The striker extended his scoring streak to four straight games, bringing his season total to 15 goals. That haul currently puts Rodriguez in a three-way tie for fourth in goals scored among Premier League players on the campaign.

March 29, 2014

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Rodriguez, who was an injury doubt due to a knee injury, is in the starting XI for Saturday's match against Newcastle.

Rodriguez comes into the match with goals in three straight games, although it's unclear if his knee will hamper him at all.

March 27, 2014

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Rodriguez picked up a knee injury in last Sunday's match against Tottenham and he will likely face a late fitness test ahead of Saturday's match against Newcastle, the club's official web site reports.

Rodriguez has been in fantastic form recently, scoring a goal in three consecutive matches. The injury does not appear serious, although his availability for Saturday's match likely won't be known until closer to kickoff.

March 16, 2014

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Rodriguez scored in the 72nd minute of Southampton's 4-2 win over Norwich City on Saturday.

Rodriguez's dozen goals this season now puts him tied for seventh in all of the Premier League, and he trails only four strikers in the category: Luis Suarez, Daniel Sturridge, Sergio Aguero and Loic Remy.

March 9, 2014

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Rodriguez scored the lone goal in Southampton's 1-0 win over Crystal Palace on Saturday.

Rodriguez tallied his eighth away goal of the season after finding the net with a right-footed shot from outside of the penalty box. Now with a career-high 11 goals, Rodriguez holds a favorable matchup at home versus Norwich City next weekend.

February 1, 2014

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Rodriguez scored a 75th minute goal, while also receiving a yellow card, in Southampton's win over Fulham on Saturday.

Rodriguez led the Saints with six shot attempts and the only one he placed on target proved to be a goal. The Englishman leads Southampton with 10 goals on the year, making him a bargain in most fantasy leagues.