Heartbreak as World Cup ambitions are dashed by injury mayhem.
Amine Harit of Morocco has been ruled out of the World Cup after leaving Marseille on a stretcher following his team's 3-2 victory against Monaco in the French league.
Early in the second half at the Stade Louis II stadium, the 25-year-old, who has played for his country on 16 occasions, collapsed clutching his left knee after a collision with Monaco
defender Axel Disasi. Last week, Morocco's World Cup roster included Harit.The 2018 World Cup runner-up Croatia will be Morocco's first opponent on November 23,
followed by 2018 semifinalist Belgium and then Canada on December 1. Morocco has a difficult grouping in Group F. Prior to this, Poland goalkeeper Bartlomiej Drgowski was
disqualified from the competition after suffering a catastrophic ankle injury while competing for Spezia in the Italian league. While Drgowski, 25, was still having testing,
Spezia coach Luca Gotti stated that the injury's full impact was unknown and that Drgowski will not play in Qatar.The goalkeeper Drgowski will be replaced by Kamil Grabara of
Copenhagen, according to a tweet from Poland manager Jakub Kwiatkowski.Drgowski suffered a right ankle injury while racing out to make a tackle during Spezia's 2-1 victory over
Hellas Verona in Serie A, and he was carried off the field in tears near the end of the first half. As they made an effort to comfort him, his friends' startled expressions.
Following the final games of the Big Five leagues prior to the World Cup, Drgowski was slated to join the Polish team this upcoming week.