Gianluigi Buffon missed training for Italy in preparation for the final group game. (Source: Reuters)
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Published: June 19, 2016 6:52:56 pm
Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon missed training on Sunday morning because of a fever, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said. (RESULTS | STANDINGS)
Winger Antonio Candreva trained separately, meanwhile, as he tried to recover from a hamstring injury he suffered in the 1-0 win over Sweden on Friday.
With Italy having already assured top place in Group E and qualified for the last 16, Buffon, 38, was expected to be rested in any case for Wednesday’s match against Ireland in Lille.
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