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.

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.

Topics : Football
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