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Lyon's Benzema withdrawn from France squad

November 11 2006

Olympique Lyon forward Karim Benzema will not make his debut for the France against Greece, next week. The 18-year old, who received his first senior call up last week, has suffered an injury in yesterdays 2-1 win over Valenciennes. Benzema pulled his hamstring after 15 minutes of play and will be ruled out for at least seven weeks.

Karim Benzema was surprisingly picked for France' friendly against Greece. Olympqique Lyon team mate Sidney Govou has been withdrawn from the France squad due injury as well.

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