England's Henderson, Sterling to miss Iceland game due to injuries

Henderson was withdrawn at halftime in Sunday's 2-0 defeat away to Belgium due to tightness in his leg, while Sterling missed the game with a calf injury.

Jordan Henderson in action during the match against Belgium.   -  REUTERS

England midfielder Jordan Henderson and winger Raheem Sterling will miss Wednesday's Nations League game against Iceland through injuries, the Football Association (FA) said on Monday.

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Henderson was withdrawn at halftime in Sunday's 2-0 defeat away to Belgium due to tightness in his leg, while Sterling missed the game with a calf injury.

“The pair have now returned to their respective clubs for further assessment,” the FA said in a statement.

England, third in Group A2 with seven points from five games, cannot qualify for the Nations League Finals.

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