Bulgaria goalie Mihaylov out for year with injury


SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) -Bulgaria goalkeeper Nikolay Mihaylov will be out for the year after injuring his knee head of the national team's friendly match against Ukraine on Wednesday.

Mihaylov, who plays for Dutch side FC Twente, sustained the injury during training ahead of the match, which Ukraine won 1-0.

The 24-year-old Mihaylov will undergo surgery later this week in Barcelona and is expected to return to action in January, which means that he will miss the remainder of Twente's Europa League group campaign till the end of the year.

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