UEFA Euro 2012 Poland & Ukraine - Friendlies
Mathijsen strains muscle
Defender Joris Mathijsen has possibly
strained a hamstring in the preparation game against
Bulgaria on Saturday. Mathijsen was replaced in the
16th minute by Wilfred Bouma.
Still manager Bert van Marwijk
was relieved that Mathijsen didn't tear anything. "Yes
it is, because we and Joris were worried when it first
happened. We'll have to wait and see how it goes now.
A definitive diagnosis can only be made in a week or
If it's a strain, Mathijsen is
looking at a ten to fifteen day recovery period.
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