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World Cup 2022: Injury scare for England midfielder James Maddison

Leicester's James Maddison goes down injury before being taken off injured a week before the Qatar World Cup
James Maddison opened the scoring before going off injured in Leicester’s game at West Ham

England midfielder James Maddison was substituted after just 25 minutes on Saturday, appearing to suffer a problem with his right leg in Leicester’s final game before the World Cup.

Maddison, who was called up to England’s squad for the tournament in Qatar, went down after taking a corner, but was able to walk off the pitch.

The 25-year-old had opened the scoring in the Premier League game at West Ham.

England’s first group game is against Iran on Monday, 21 November.