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Injured Adriana Leon pulls out of Canada squad for England friendly

Canada's Adriana Leon moves the ball during second half women's friendly soccer action against the United States, in Vancouver on November 9, 2017. A quad pull has caused striker Adriana Leon to miss Canada's soccer friendly against England. The Canadian women, ranked fifth in the world, play No. 4 England on Friday at Manchester's Academy Stadium. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck
April 02, 2019 - 8:23 AM

MANCHESTER, England - A quad pull has caused striker Adriana Leon to miss Canada's soccer friendly against England.

The Canadian women, ranked fifth in the world, play No. 4 England on Friday at Manchester's Academy Stadium.

A team spokeswoman said while the injury to Leon is minor it will keep her out of the England game. Leon, who plays her club football in England for West Ham, will not be replaced in the Canadian squad.

The 26-year-old from King City, Ont., has scored 14 goals in 55 appearances for Canada.

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