2022 World Cup: Nuno Mendes misses Portugal training two days before his debut


Defender Nuno Mendes missed today the training of the Portuguese football team, which continues with the preparation for the debut in Group H of the 2022 football World Cup, against Ghana, on Thursday.

The French left-back from Paris Saint-Germain did not go up to the pitch at the training center of Al-Shahaniya SC, on the outskirts of Doha, due to muscle pain, having stayed in the gym doing recovery work.

Moreover, in the first 15 minutes open to journalists, the Portuguese coach, Fernando Santos, had the remaining 25 summoned, who were divided into three small groups, to carry out exercises with the ball.

Goalkeepers Rui Patrício, Diogo Costa and José Sá did specific work next to one of the goals.

Portugal and Ghana will play on Thursday, at 19:00 local time (16:00 in Lisbon), at Estádio 974, in Doha, for the first round of Group H of the World Cup.

This will be followed by clashes with Uruguay, on November 28, at 22:00 (19:00), and South Korea, by Paulo Bento, on December 2, at 18:00 (15:00) .

The 22nd edition of the World Championship runs until December 18th, in Qatar.


Source: Futebol 365 by www.futebol365.pt.

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