Ivan Rakitic will miss Croatia’s World Cup qualifying match against Turkey due to a slight leg injury according to the Croatian national team. The extent of the injury is not yet known.
Rakitic was withdrawn on 55 minutes as Croatia beat Kosovo 1-0 in a match that had been previously been abandoned due to weather. He reportedly has a hamstring problem and will not travel to Turkey, but no more information has been given beyond that.
Croatia lead Group I on 16 points, five ahead of their next opponent, Turkey.
Barcelona hope to have him back for the Catalan derby against Espanyol.