Bayern’s Robben out four weeks with groin injury

MUNICH — Bayern Munich winger Arjen Robben has been ruled out for four weeks with a groin injury sustained while playing for the Netherlands.

Robben came off with less than half an hour played in his country’s 1-0 home defeat Thursday by Iceland in a European Championship qualifier. Bayern says an examination by its team doctor Friday revealed a “muscle injury in the region of the left adductor.”

Robben will miss the Netherlands’ trip for Sunday’s qualifier in Turkey.

The Dutch are third in Group A — eight points behind leader Iceland — with Turkey just a point behind in fourth place.

The top two in each group qualify automatically for Euro 2016 in France. The best third-placed team also qualifies automatically, and the other eight teams can qualify through a playoff.


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