Genoa will be without Rodrigo Palacio until January after the striker picked up a thigh strain.
The Argentine limped off during Saturday’s 2-0 victory in Siena  and tests confirmed a lesion to the thigh muscle.
This means Palacio will be out of action for the rest of 2011, though he should be ready for the first game of 2012 against Cagliari.
Genoa will have to do without their top scorer in Tuesday’s rescheduled Serie A match with Inter, called off on November 4 due to floods, against Bologna and Napoli on December 21.
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