Neuer to miss Italy friendly

first_imgMUNICH (AP):Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer will miss today’s friendly international against Italy because of a stomach bug.The German football federation says Neuer has been sent home after consultations with team doctors.The federation did not say who will replace Neuer, who turned 30 on Sunday. But coach Joachim Lˆw has three more goalkeepers in the squad – rookies Bernd Leno and Kevin Trapp, plus Marc-AndrÈ ter Stegen of Barcelona, who has four caps.Stand-in captain Sami Khedira, who plays for Juventus, also missed yesterday’s training and underwent a recovery session in the team’s hotel.last_img read more

Arsenal fans slam Ospina and decision to leave out Cech for Champions League clash

first_imgArsenal fans were left dismayed Arsene Wenger’s decision to leave out Petr Cech following David Ospina’s howler against Olympiacos on Tuesday.The Colombian goalkeeper, picked ahead of Cech, dropped the ball into his own goal from an Olympiacos corner to leave the Gunners trailing at half-time at the Emirates.And Arsenal fans on Twitter were yet again left bemused by their manager’s selection. David Ospina 1last_img