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Spain goalkeeper David de Gea has a leg injury and could be out for the rest of the World Cup group stage.
Spain's De Gea Could Miss the Rest of the World Cup Group Stage
06/15/2014
 
Entrenamiento España en Curitiba
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Spain goalkeeper David de Gea has a leg injury and could be out for the rest of the World Cup group stage.


The Manchester United goalie underwent medical scans on Sunday that revealed a leg muscle strain, with the defending champions listing him as day-to-day.


Spanish media reports suggest De Gea will be sidelined for up to 10 days, ruling him out of the final two Group B matches against Chile and Australia. De Gea recently made his debut for Spain.


Captain and regular goalkeeper Iker Casillas' poor play in Friday's 5-1 loss to the Netherlands had given De Gea a possible chance to take over the starting role.


Pepe Reina is the only other goalie available to the world and European champions going into Wednesday's must-win game against Chile at the Maracana.

Source: AP
 
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