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September 21, 2013 at 1:05 PM

Clint Dempsey did not travel to Los Angeles after picking up hamstring injury

dempsey mug 2013Sounders FC will be without star Clint Dempsey in Saturday’s road game against the Los Angeles.

The forward picked up a hamstring injury this week in training and did not make the trip with the team. The injury happened during a closed portion of practice — when media is not allowed in — which explains why there was no update available until now.

Prost Amerika was first to report that Dempsey didn’t travel.

It is uncertain how long Dempsey will be out, though it it likely more information will be made available after the game.

And just when you thought the Sounders were close to being able to field a full-strength lineup…

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