User ID
Password
  Forgot User ID
or Register Today!
VegasInsider.com
Follow Us on Facebook Follow Us on Twitter Follow Us on Google+ VI Mobile Scores and Betting Odds
Home
NFL
NBA
NHL
MLB
NCAA FB
NCAA BK
Soccer
Golf
Auto
Horses
More
Betting Tools

 
Balotelli misses semi with muscle injury

New Sportsbook.ag customers: Make your 1st bet, get your 2nd bet free, 100%, winnings paid in cash.
Join Now

Already have an account? Click here to view new Exclusive Rewards!

FORTALEZA, Brazil (AP) - Forward Mario Balotelli will miss Italy's semifinal vs. Spain in the Confederations Cup with a strained muscle in his left leg.

Advertisement
The Italian Football Federation made the announcement Sunday following tests on Balotelli. The injury occurred during Italy's 4-2 loss to Brazil on Saturday.

The federation said Balotelli would continue to be monitored in the hope he can return for Italy's next match - either the final or the third-place game.

Italy faces World Cup holder Spain on Thursday. The final and third-place games are June 30.

AP NEWS
The Associated Press News Service

Copyright 2014
The Associated Press
All Rights Reserved

  
HEADLINES
Maxtone-Smith: EPL Best Bets - Week 10
La Liga looking for foothold in China
Onyewu signs short-term deal at Charlton
Grand plans for new MLS club in LA
Cosmos sign Spanish striker Raul
SAfrica changes venue to honor captain
FIFA cuts WC video over Crimea map
France, South Korea bid for women's WC
FIFA launches campaign to stop fixing
MORE HEADLINES
 
VegasInsider.com Gold Membership
  
corner graphic
With a VI Gold Membership, you can SAVE 10% off a Live Odds subscription, SAVE 20% off Daily Pick packages, and receive access to up to 1,000 Member Plays each month!
VI Daily Fantasy NFL Perfect Lineup Contest