FIFA World Cup 2014: Injured Gonzalo Higuain Doubtful Starter for Argentina

Updated: 12 June 2014 23:00 IST

Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, who is nursing an ankle injury, is likely to miss the FIFA World Cup opener against Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Maracana on Sunday.

FIFA World Cup 2014: Injured Gonzalo Higuain Doubtful Starter for Argentina
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Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain, who has had an ankle injury for the past month, is his team's only major worry for their FIFA World Cup opener against Bosnia-Herzegovina at the Maracana on Sunday.

Gonzalo Higuain

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In Thursday's training session, Napoli striker Higuain was replaced by Paris Saint-Germain's Ezequiel Lavezzi.

Inter Milan striker Rodrigo Palacio was also on the sidelines on Thursday after suffering an ankle injury in the 3-0 warm-up win over Trinidad last week.

Argentina are in Group F at the World Cup along with Bosnia-Herzegovina, Nigeria and Iran.

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