Barcelona Suffers Brace Of Injury In UCL, With Pique And Alba Limping Off


After Jordi Alba left the pitch in tears, Gerard Pique followed after, both limping off the pitch in the UCL encounter against City.

The tearful fullback appears to have worsened a muscular problem he complained of while on international duty.
Pique, on the other hand, couldn’t continue after failing to shake off the effects suffered from a clash with David Silva. Digne and Matthieu replaced both defenders respectively.
Alba’s injury is a further blow for Barcelona boss Luis Enrique, who is already facing a shortage of bodies in the full-back positions.
Sergio Roberto missed the City clash with an injury and with Aleix Vidal out of favour, Javier Mascherano was forced to start at right-back.

Jefferson Obuseri

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