NEWS
Wednesday October 9 2013
Lichtsteiner pulls out of Swiss squad

Stephan Lichtsteiner has pulled out of the Switzerland squad for the World Cup qualifiers against Albania and Slovenia.

The Juventus defender has suffered a problem with his right thigh, and will travel back to Turin to start receiving treatment.

There has been no official word about how serious the injury is, but it is not believed to be too damaging.