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Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11:39
Neymar out of Brazil's squad for friendly against Argentina
By Associated Press
Saturday, October 26, 2019, 11:39 By Associated Press

Brazil's Neymar Jr, right, and Nigeria's Anderson Esiti go for the ball during the international friendly match between Brazil and Nigeria in Singapore, Oct 13, 2019. (DANIAL HAKIM / AP)

RIO DE JANEIRO — Neymar has been left out of Brazil's squad for next month's friendlies against Argentina and South Korea.

The injured striker hurt his left thigh during a 1-1 draw against Nigeria on Oct 13

The injured striker hurt his left thigh during a 1-1 draw against Nigeria on Oct. 13. Brazil coach Tite says he will return to training with Paris Saint-Germain on Nov 10.

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Brazil will face Argentina on Nov. 15 in Saudi Arabia and play South Korea four days later in the United Arab Emirates.

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Brazil is on a four-match winless streak. The team drew with Colombia, Nigeria and Senegal and lost to Peru following its Copa America title in July. 

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