Blow for Belgium and Manchester City as Vincent Kompany hit by fresh injury
The defender will be out for up to four weeks
Tuesday 08 October 2013
Vincent Kompany has been ruled out of Belgium’s final two World Cup qualifiers due to a groin injury. Coach Marc Wilmots said the Manchester City defender would miss Friday’s fixture in Croatia and the visit of Wales four days later.
Aston Villa’s Christian Benteke will also not be fit to play Croatia, but might face Wales.
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