Buffon misses Denmark tie

Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon has been ruled out of the World Cup qualifier at home to Denmark later on Tuesday with a thigh injury, the Italian football federation said in a statement.

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Gianluigi Buffon (Reuters)

Morgan De Sanctis is likely to deputise in Milan.

Italy top Group B following Friday's 3-1 win in Armenia, when Buffon shone.

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