Portugal were without Nuño Mendes until the end of the World Cup

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After two rounds, the Portuguese national team qualified for the round of XNUMX of the World Cup in Qatar, but they are facing a problem for continuation of the World Cup.

PSG's left back Nuño Mendes dropped out of the combination for the World Cup. Mendes was the Portuguese coach's first choice, but suffered a nasty injury in the second round against Uruguay.

Against Uruguay, Mendes was replaced in the first half, and detailed examinations showed that he suffered a muscle strain, which will force him to rest for three weeks.

It means that the selector Santosh he won't be able to count on him for the next matches, and he is expected to replace the Borussia Dortmund player in the starting line-up Guerreiro who came on in his place against Uruguay.

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