Chelsea's Frank Lampard minus injured for 2 weeks

Chelsea's Frank Lampard minus injured for 2 weeks
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Chelsea's Frank Lampard minus injured for 2 weeks

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, left, reacts after aggravating a right calf injury in a Champions League group E soccer match against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard, left, reacts after aggravating a right calf injury in a Champions League group E soccer match against Shakhtar Donetsk on Tuesday. (Efrem Lukatsky / Associated Press)

Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard is set to spend two weeks on the sidelines with a recurring right calf injury.

Manager Roberto Di Matteo confirmed the injury on Friday.

Lampard will not be available for Chelsea's significant matches at home against Manchester United in the English Premier League and League Cup, as well as t he visit of Shakhtar Donetsk in the Champions League.

The England international limped off the pitch after just 15 minutes in the midweek 2-1 loss at Shakhtar Donetsk. The match was Lampard's 100th in the Champions League.

The same injury kept him out of England's two World Cup qualifiers this month, and may influence his selection in Roy Hodgson's next squad for a friendly against Sweden on November 14.