Injury Update: Jermain Defoe

Jermain Defoe out approximately 2-3 weeks

UPDATE: Toronto FC announced Monday that scans revealed Jermain Defoe suffered a groin strain and will be out approximately 2-3 weeks. The Reds will travel to Columbus to meet the Crew on Saturday, August 9. Kick-off is set for 7:30 p.m. ET.

Toronto FC forward Jermain Defoe was removed from the roster for the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game due to an injury.

The MLS All-Stars will take on reigning German Bundesliga Champions FC Bayern München on August 6 at Providence Park in Portland, Oregon (9:30 p.m. ET on ESPN2, UniMas, TSN, RDS). Defoe, will be replaced by Sporting Kansas City forward Dom Dwyer. Dwyer was named to the squad by All-Star head coach Caleb Porter. Toronto FC midfielder Michael Bradley will represent the Reds at the 2014 AT&T MLS All-Star Game, after being voted into the MLS Fan XI on July 16, 2014.