Colombia’s James Rodriguez injured v Senegal

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James Rodriguez limped out of Colombia’s crucial Group H clash with Senegal in Samara.

His 2018 World Cup could be over.

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The Golden Boot winner from the 2014 World Cup looked to suffer a recurrence of the calf injury which kept him out of Colombia’s opening Group H defeat against Japan.

Luis Muriel replaced James in the game but there’s no doubt that Colombia’s offense doesn’t quite click without James, who delivered two classy assists in their 3-0 win against Poland in Group H.

Rodriguez, 26, has been a star for Bayern Munich during the 2017/18 campaign but injuries have impacted the man on loan from Real Madrid.

Colombia will be hoping that the injury to James isn’t too serious as they aim to advance to the last 16 and he would be a key part of any deep run in the tournament.

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