Matarrita leaves WC after injury

San Jose, June 15: Costa Rica defender Ronald Matarrita will not play in the 2018 World Cup due to a right hamstring injury, and has been replaced by Kenner Gutierrez, the Costa Rican Football Federation said.

According to the official medical report, the New York City FC player has suffered a “grade-one injury” to his right hamstring, the same area where he has a history of a previous injury, the federation explained in a press release on Thursday IANS