Arruabarrena to miss Hammarby tie

Villarreal CF defender Rodolfo Arruabarrena will sit out the UEFA Cup return against Hammarby with a groin injury.

Rodolfo Arruabarrena will miss Villarreal CF's UEFA Cup first round second-leg tie against Hammarby next week after tearing a muscle in his left leg.

Groin injury
The left-back sustained the groin injury during Sunday's 1-1 draw with Real Racing Club de Santander, and had to be taken off after 63 minutes. The 29-year-old is expected to out for the next two to three weeks and will certainly miss the UEFA Cup return leg against the Swedish side at El Madrigal on 30 September. Villarreal won the first leg 2-1 at the Råsunda stadium.