26 January 2012

Barca left with 14 players!

After the suffering and demanding Cup match against Real Madrid, Barça has only 14 players.

The second leg quarter-final of the Copa del Rey against Barca has made two new lesions in the Barça squad. Iniesta and Alexis are two key men in the scheme of Pep Guardiola. With these two losses, the Barça first team left with only fourteen players available.

The player suffered a little manchego hamstring tear in his left leg and a sprained acromioclavicular Chile in the left collarbone. He had reached the half hour mark when Fuentealbilla had to leave the pitch with sore muscles.

After the initial exploration has confirmed that the player has a small tear in the hamstring of the left leg. On Thursday you will be more tests to know the exact extent of the injury.

On the other hand, Alexis has suffered in the second half with a sprained left shoulder acromioclavicular. The approximate time low is between one to two weeks.

Barça nursing builds long-term injuries Villa, Afellay and font. With Iniesta and Alexis low and the stay of Keita in the African Nations Cup, coach Pep Guardiola has only fourteen players from first team to face the next league match against Villarreal. (via SPORT)