If this season in Vallecas has been characterized by something, it is serious injuries that have plagued the team practically since summer. The first was Velázquez with a rupture of the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee, and then Baby followed with the same problem in his right knee. Captain Alberto has also had to undergo surgery twice, although in his case the reason was the cartilage of his left knee. Leo Ulloa, 33, He underwent surgery on Wednesday for the rupture in the anterior cruciate ligament and the internal lateral aspect of the left knee. that occurred during training last Wednesday, February 12. The operation was carried out by doctors César Flores and Manuel Leyes at the CEMTRO Clinic. The estimated recovery time for the Rayo striker amounts to seven months. The last footballer to be operated has been the Argentine Ulloa – Comesaña did it before for a bilateral inguinal hernia – who says goodbye to a season in which he has contested a total of 1,513 minutes spread over 17 matches (all of them as owner) and in which he scored six goals (the last, Oviedo, just a few days before he was injured) and assisted twice. (Almería and Ponferradina). This serious injury forced the franjirrojo club to look for another striker, since he only had Yacine as ‘nine’ after this unexpected loss. This situation opened the doors to Juan Villar, who came to Vallecas on loan until the end of the season. At the moment, Yacine has participated in five games (four of them as a starter) and has scored a goal (Albacete), while Juan Villar has 64 minutes in the last three games.