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Watford's Joel Ekstrand withdraws from Sweden squad ahead of Argentina clash
Watford defender Joel Ekstrand has withdrawn from the Sweden squad for their friendly against Argentina on Wednesday.
Ekstrand was replaced by Nyron Nosworthy after 78 minutes of Watford’s 2-1 victory over Bolton Wanderers on Saturday with a knee complaint and will undergo a scan today.
The defender, on-loan from Udinese, had been in contention to win his second full cap for Sweden after making his debut in a friendly against Syria in 2010.
The Swedish Football Association has since confirmed that the 24 year-old has been replaced in coach Erik Hamren’s squad by Rasmus Bengtsson of Dutch Club FC Twente.