Injured Neymar to miss Brazil-Argentina friendly

Injured Neymar to miss Brazil-Argentina friendly
Neymar

Rio de Janeiro - Neymar injured a hamstring in Brazil's 1-1 draw with Nigeria on Oct. 13 and is expected to be out for four weeks



By Reuters

Published: Fri 25 Oct 2019, 10:31 PM

Last updated: Sat 26 Oct 2019, 12:34 AM

Brazil left Neymar out of their squad for the November friendlies against Argentina and South Korea on Friday, but coach Tite called up uncapped Douglas Luiz of Aston Villa and Rodrygo of Real Madrid.
Neymar injured a hamstring in Brazil's 1-1 draw with Nigeria on Oct. 13 and is expected to be out for four weeks.
Roma goalkeeper Daniel Fuzato and 20-year old Real Betis defender Emerson were also included in the Brazil squad for the first time. Brazil face Argentina in Saudi Arabia on Nov. 15 and then head to Abu Dhabi to play South Korea four days later.
 


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