16 April 2012

David Luiz would be low against Barça

Chelsea center-back suffered a hamstring injury in the heart of the semifinal match against Tottenham FA Cup and could miss the Champions League match next Wednesday.

Chelsea suffered a nasty story Sunday in the middle game against Tottenham in the FA Cup semi-final played at Wembley.

With 0-2 on the scoreboard, the skillful and fast Gareth Bale escaped through the center of the rear 'blue' straight on goal. The center-back David Luiz tried to leave in their wake but quickly was cut short its intention to feel a sharp pain in the back of the leg.

The Brazilian center-back he crashed between clear signs of pain and ended up being sutituido by Cahill and removed on a stretcher after a disastrous move that, moreover, ended in a goal.

Except surprise, and waiting for relevant medical evidence, it seems that David Luiz, one of the strongest defenders of Chelsea this season, could miss the crucial first leg of the Champions League semi-final against Barça be held next Wednesday at Stamford Bridge. (via SPORT)