Chelsea's Cole to miss at least two weeks
London, England (Sports Network) - Chelsea defender Ashley Cole will be sidelined at least two weeks after sustaining a hamstring injury.
The 32-year-old suffered the injury in the first half of Monday's 1-0 FA Cup quarterfinal victory over Manchester United.
Blues manager Rafa Benitez confirmed the injury after the match, saying: "This kind of injury, at least two weeks (out).
The England international, Cole, was subbed out after just 21 minutes and will miss Thursday's first-leg Europa League quarterfinal matchup with Russian side Rubin Kazan as well as Sunday's Premier League tilt against Sunderland.
04/01 11:06:27 ET