23 December 2011

Iniesta out for 15 days with a muscle tear

The midfielder tore the biceps femoris in his left leg and will be sidelined for 15 days


Andrés Iniesta will out of action for 15 days after sustaining a muscle injury during the game against Hospitalet. Barça’s number 8 has a slight tear in the middle third of the biceps femoris in his left thigh according to FC Barcelona’s Medical Services.

The midfielder was injured after a collision with the keeper Craviotto on the 27th minute of the match. Guardiola was forced to bring in Sergi Roberto to replace Iniesta. Iniesta will be absent for the last-16 away game of the King’s Cup and the Liga match, scheduled for January 7th or 8th, against Espanyol. (via FCBarcelona.cat)