Neymar to miss Brazil's last group game at World Cup





DOHA, Qatar (AP) Neymar will miss Brazil's last group game at the World Cup because of his right ankle injury, the team doctor said Tuesday.

Rodrigo Lasmar said the Brazil forward will not be fit to face Cameroon in the Group G game on Friday.

Neymar missed Monday's game against Switzerland, when Brazil won 1-0 to secure its spot in the round of 16.

Neymar, who got hurt in Brazil's opening match against Serbia, was the only player who didn't go to Stadium 974 to watch the match against the Swiss. He stayed at the team hotel for physiotherapy treatment.

Lasmar said Neymar also had a fever on Monday, which ''was under control'' and would not affect his ankle treatment.

Lasmar said right back Danilo, who also is nursing an ankle injury, and left back Alex Sandro, who had to leave Monday's match with a muscle injury, also won't play against Cameroon.

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