Madrid, Spain (SportsNetwork.com) - Atletico Madrid defender Miranda is set for a spell on the sidelines after suffering a hamstring strain on Tuesday.

The defending La Liga champions confirmed the defender had suffered a grade 2 strain while on international duty with Brazil in the club's 2-1 win over Austria.

"Miranda has undergone an MRI that has determined he has a grade II muscle injury to the left hamstring," the club said via its official Twitter account.

Miranda, 30, has featured 16 times across all competitions for Atletico this season, scoring three goals.