October 14, 2012 / 1:41 PM / in 5 years

Lampard and Bertrand ruled out of Poland clash

LONDON (Reuters) - Midfielder Frank Lampard and defender Ryan Bertrand have been ruled out of England’s 2014 World Cup qualifier against Poland in Warsaw through injury, the FA said in a statement on Sunday.

Chelsea's Frank Lampard controls the ball during a team training session at Stamford Bridge in London September 18, 2012. REUTERS/Eddie Keogh

Lampard (calf) and Bertrand (illness) did not feature in England’s 5-0 win over San Marino on Friday and will not be ready for Tuesday’s game.

England top Group H with seven points from three matches, three ahead of Montenegro and Poland who have both played a game less.

Writing by Justin Palmer, editing by Clare Fallon

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