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France winger Dembele to forfeit EURO 2020 after injury

24-year-old faces knee injury in Hungary vs. France match which ended 1-1 on Saturday

Can Erözden   | 21.06.2021
France winger Dembele to forfeit EURO 2020 after injury

ANKARA 

French winger Ousmane Dembele will miss the rest of the UEFA EURO 2020 due to a knee injury, the French football body said on Monday.

In a statement, the French Football Federation (FFF) said that Dembele, 24, sustained a knee injury during the Hungary vs. France match which ended 1-1 on Saturday in Budapest and so he will be unavailable for the rest of the EURO finals.

Dembele, who had 27 caps for France, underwent X-ray examinations in a Budapest hospital on Sunday evening.

The FFF wished Barcelona player a quick recovery.

France on Wednesday will face Portugal in a Group F match in Budapest to end the group phase.

French boss Didier Deschamps' men are now on top of the group with four points after two matches.

Germany and Portugal have three points each. Hungary come last with one point.

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