Germany's Friedrich, Khedira miss training

Central defender Arne Friedrich and midfielder Sami Khedira have missed Germany's training two days before the World Cup semifinal match against Spain.

Central defender Arne Friedrich and midfielder Sami Khedira have missed Germany's training two days before the World Cup semifinal match against Spain.

Friedrich has a right foot problem and Khedira is nursing a left hamstring injury. Both were hurt during Germany's 4-0 win over Argentina in the quarter-finals on Saturday. Friedrich scored a goal n that game.

Coach Joachim Loew had reported earlier Monday that all his players were fit.

Germany plays Spain on Wednesday in Durban.