Leipzig's injured Upamecano out for up to two weeks

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(Reuters) - RB Leipzig defender Dayot Upamecano will be sidelined for up to two weeks due to a muscle injury sustained in Sunday's 1-1 home draw with Eintracht Frankfurt, the Bundesliga club said.

Upamecano, 22, was forced off in the 28th minute as second-placed Leipzig lost ground in the title race, with Julian Nagelsmann's side now four points behind Bayern Munich, who won 3-1 at Werder Bremen.

"Dayot Upamecano picked up a muscle injury to his right calf in the game against @eintracht_eng and will be out for the next 10 to 14 days," Leipzig tweeted https://twitter.com/RBLeipzig_EN/status/1371494260793483271.

The French centre back will likely miss the league game at Arminia Bielefeld on Friday.

(Reporting by Manasi Pathak in Bengaluru; Editing by Ken Ferris)