Monday September 8th, 2014

Spain defender Dani Carvajal has withdrawn from the team's roster for its 2016 European Championship qualifier against Macedonia due to a muscle injury in his left thigh, Spain announced Monday.

The team said an MRI revealed the injury and it was decided that Carvajal would leave the team’s training base. 

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Carvajal, who also plays for Real Madrid, played in last Thursday’s friendly loss to France. It was his first appearance for the national team.

Spain plays Macedonia on Monday. It isn't known if Carvajal will be ready for Real's next match, which comes against Atletico Madrid on Saturday.

- Scooby Axson

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