Related

Article

Willian injury adds to Brazil worries

6 July 2014 16:27

Brazil's FIFA World Cup injury nightmare continued as Willian limped out of training on Saturday with an apparent back problem.

The host nation's 2-1 win over Colombia in the quarter-final on Friday was overshadowed by star man Neymar fracturing a vertebra in his back.

He will miss the rest of the tournament, and Willian could now be doubtful for Tuesday's semi-final against Germany in Belo Horizonte.

The Chelsea man has been widely tipped to replace Neymar in Luiz Felipe Scolari's starting line-up.

However, it remains to be seen whether Willian will be able to feature at Estadio Mineirao.

Brazil will also be without suspended captain Thiago Silva when they face Germany, with a place in the final - against Argentina or the Netherlands - at stake.

Sponsored links

Friday 26 May

23:48
23:02
22:10
21:55
19:58
19:44
19:41
19:33
18:51
18:47
18:02
17:53
17:39
17:28
17:23
17:04
16:38
15:58
15:33
15:13
14:59
14:33
14:31
14:11
13:57
13:50
13:39
13:25
12:59
12:50
12:37
12:32
11:41
11:17
11:00
10:58
10:00
09:29
09:14
09:00
08:00
04:58
04:58
03:55
02:31
01:44
01:41
00:45
00:31
00:12

Thursday 25 May

23:16
22:51
22:25
21:43
21:15
21:10
21:09
20:53
20:36
20:23
20:13
19:48
19:04
18:41
17:56
17:21
17:16
17:02
16:37
16:17
16:07
15:45
15:37
14:52
14:45
14:16
13:42
13:16
13:03
13:00
12:40
12:00
11:19
10:24
09:47
09:16
08:38
07:33
06:50
05:45
05:11
05:09
03:05
01:42
01:34
01:25
01:22
00:53
00:41
00:30
00:01

Facebook