Lloris doubtful for France friendly
09 October 2014, 11:19
Paris - France goalkeeper and captain Hugo Lloris is a doubt for his country's friendly at home to Portugal on Saturday because of a groin problem which forced him to miss training.
The Tottenham Hotspur 'keeper had already worked apart from the rest of his international colleagues on Tuesday and his absence from Wednesday's behind-closed-doors session casts further doubt over his chances of featuring against Portugal.
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If he does miss out, Marseille's Steve Mandanda, who missed the World Cup due to injury, will replace him and win his 17th cap.
Meanwhile, Real Madrid striker Karim Benzema is expected to feature for the Euro 2016 hosts at the Stade de France after shaking off a hip knock.
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