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Weah set to miss Champions League game due to thigh injury


American forward Timothy Weah is set to miss Lilleโ€™s crucial Champions League group match at Wolfsburg on Wednesday after picking up a thigh injury.

Weah did not play in Lilleโ€™s 2-1 win against Troyes in the French league on Saturday because of the injury.

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โ€œHe got injured during training on Friday, we waited for the examinationโ€™s results,โ€ Lille coach Jocelyn Gourvennec said after the game in remarks quoted by local newspaper La Voix Du Nord. โ€œItโ€™s a quadriceps injury.โ€

French media reports said Weah would miss the upcoming game against Wolfsburg.

Lille tops Group G in the Champions League and the French champion will qualify for the knockout stage if it avoids defeat in the last round of games. Lille will also be without the suspended Jonathan Bamba and Xeka in Germany.

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