Pitch Dish

Vincent Kompany Doubtful to Face USA for Belgium

Bad news for Belgium and great news for the US – Vincent Kompany looks like he will joining fellow countrymen Thomas Vermaelen on the bench for the US game on Tuesday due to a groin injury.

Vermaelen picked up a knee injury in the warmup to their last group stage game. He still started the game, but had to be substituted within the first 30 minutes.

Although surely one of the worlds best defensive players not playing will help the US, Belgium has a lot of depth in the back. With Kompany out, they have several Champions League players to cover.

One Comment

  1. David Powell

    June 29, 2014 at 3:56 pm

    This will help US because Kompany has so many strengths . Especially in the air on set pieces, but ultimately we still have our hands full.

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