Germany's Lars Bender to miss World Cup qualifiers

BY foxsports • March 17, 2013

Bayer Leverkusen midfielder Lars Bender will miss Germany's two World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan because of a foot injury.

The German Football Federation says Bender has inflammation in his left heel. Coach Joachim Loew has not called up a replacement.

Germany plays Kazakhstan in Astana on Friday and in Nuremberg four days later.


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