Back injury forces Willian out of training

Brazil's Willian watches the penalty shootout between his side and Chile on June 28, 2014
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Brazil midfielder Willian leaves the team's training session early after appearing to injure his back.

Brazil midfielder Willian has missed part of the team's latest training session after appearing to injure his back.

The midfielder, who had been tipped to start in place of injured Neymar in the semi-final, had to leave yesterday's session after pulling up with pain in his back.

According to the Daily Mail, the Chelsea player received treatment for several minutes before resting for the remainder of training, but was able to walk off the pitch without assistance.

The host nation take on Germany in Belo Horizonte on Tuesday.

Brazil's defender and captain Thiago Silva celebrates scoring during the quarter-final football match between Brazil and Colombia at the Castelao Stadium in Fortaleza during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on July 4, 2014
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