Modified 16 Feb 2020, 00:26 IST
Jordi Alba seems to be an harm doubt for Barcelona’s conflict with Real Madrid on March 1 after sustaining a groin downside within the win over Getafe.
Alba – who has endured an injury-hit marketing campaign – went off 22 minutes into Saturday’s match at Camp Nou.
He was changed by Junior Firpo, who performed a key half in teeing up Sergi Roberto’s strike – a purpose which finally proved to be the winner for Barca, who had to maintain off a second-half fightback from the guests.
Barca confirmed through the match that Alba had suffered an issue to his proper adductor, with exams subsequently confirming the harm.
INJURY UPDATE | Tests have confirmed that Jordi Alba has an injured proper adductor. He is out and his restoration will decide his availability. pic.twitter.com/jeyltdYUWM
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) February 15, 2020
It will not be but clear how lengthy the 30-year-old will be sidelined for, but it surely appears his participation in each the Champions League last-16 tie with Napoli and the Clasico are doubtful.
The victory took Quique Setien’s facet – quickly at the least – stage on factors with Madrid on the prime of LaLiga, with Zinedine Zidane’s facet not in motion till Sunday.
Published 16 Feb 2020, 00:26 IST
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