Skip to Content

Spain defender Carvajal misses World Cup practice with flu

KIFI

DOHA, Qatar (AP) — Defender Dani Carvajal hasn’t practiced because of the flu two days before Spain’s debut at the World Cup. The Spanish soccer federation didn’t provide more details Monday about the condition of the right back. His absence comes as regular starting striker Álvaro Morata returned to practice after his own bout with the flu. Central defender Hugo Guillamón trained separately and was unlikely to be available for Wednesday’s opening match. He is nursing a knee issue. Spain faces Costa Rica in its first game in Group E. It then plays against Germany and Japan.

Article Topic Follows: AP National Sports

Jump to comments ↓

Associated Press

BE PART OF THE CONVERSATION

KIFI Local News 8 is committed to providing a forum for civil and constructive conversation.

Please keep your comments respectful and relevant. You can review our Community Guidelines by clicking here

If you would like to share a story idea, please submit it here.

Skip to content