Robben out for 4 weeks with groin injury
MUNICH (AP) Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has been ruled out for four weeks with a groin injury sustained while playing for the Netherlands.
Robben came off with less than half an hour played in his country’s 1-0 home defeat Thursday by Iceland in a European Championship qualifier. Bayern says an examination by its team doctor Friday revealed a ”muscle injury in the region of the left adductor.”
Robben will miss the Netherlands’ trip for Sunday’s qualifier in Turkey.
The Dutch are third in Group A – eight points behind leader Iceland – with Turkey just a point behind in fourth place.
The top two in each group qualify automatically for Euro 2016 in France. The best third-placed team also qualifies automatically, and the other eight teams can qualify through a playoff.