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Howedes and Gomez out for Germany

March 26, 2013
By Stephan Uersfeld, Germany Correspondent
Benedikt Howedes and Mario Gomez are out of the Germany squad through injury ahead of the second of two consecutive World Cup qualifiers against Kazakhstan on Tuesday.

On Monday, Schalke centre-back Howedes and Bayern striker Gomez were unable to complete a training session because of minor muscle problems.

The German Football Association (DFB) later announced that both had left the team camp after consultation with doctors.

Howedes, 25, played the full 90 minutes ...

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