Defender of Chileans considers that the injury, Sanchez will not weaken the team at KK-2017

© AP Photo / Matthias SchraderФутболист Alexis Sanchez. Archival photoDefender of Chileans considers that the injury, Sanchez will not weaken the team at KK-2017© AP Photo / Matthias Schrader

Injury striker Chile Alexis Sanchez will not weaken the team in the confederations Cup, said defender Paulo Diaz.

Chileans on Sunday will start in the confederations Cup match against Cameroon, which will be held at the Moscow stadium «Spartak» will start at 21:00 GMT.

«Alexis is a very important player for us, but not only has our team and we are all together as a team very well prepared. We lose power in connection with his injury,» said Diaz at a press conference.

The defender, who plays for Argentine «San Lorenzo», admitted that «participation in the confederations Cup – a chance to prove your personal power». Rival Diaz said from the point of view of physical readiness. «I can say that Cameroon is a physically very strong team. But we are ready for this important match,» added the player.

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