US striker Daryl Dike out 2 months with muscle tear

The Associated Press - August 13, 2022 7:49 am

KANSAS CITY, KS - JULY 18: Daryl Dike #11 of the United States during a game between Canada and USMNT at Children’s Mercy Park on July 18, 2021 in Kansas City, Kansas. (Photo by Bill Barrett/ISI Photos/Getty Images)

WEST BROMWICH, England (AP) — West Bromwich Albion striker Daryl Dike will be sidelined for at least two months after a scan confirmed a torn thigh muscle. The injury is a blow to the 22-year-old Oklahoman’s hopes of earning a roster spot with the United States at the World Cup, which starts November 20th.

West Brom manager Steve Bruce in his media conference ahead of Saturday’s game against Blackburn in the second-tier Championship said Dike will be out “at least a couple of months.”

Dike missed West Brom’s 1-1 draw with Watford on Monday after he had picked up the thigh injury in training on Sunday.


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