USMNT, Barcelona DF Dest could miss rest of season

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BARCELONA, Spain — USMNT and Barcelona defender Sergino Dest has been sidelined because of a hamstring injury, the Spanish club said Monday.

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Dest injured his right hamstring in the first half of Barcelona’s 1-0 home loss to Rayo Vallecano in the Spanish league on Sunday.

The club said tests confirmed the injury and it was unclear whether the 21-year-old right back will be able to return before the end of the season.

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Barcelona has only five games left in the campaign. It sits second in the Spanish league, 15 points behind rival Real Madrid. Dest has lost his place as a starter after the arrival of veteran Brazilian right back Dani Alves.