Sergio Busquets would miss five games with Barça
Published:15/11/2020 - 21:21h
Updated:15/11/2020 - 21:21h
The Spanish selection confirmed that Sergio Busquets suffers a slight sprain of ligament that, to fault of more proofs, would leave him K.Or by three weeks
The virus FIFA does not forgive to the FC Barcelona. In the penultimate day of the phase of groups of the UEFA Nations League, in front of Switzerland, Sergio Busquets abandoned the field during the second part by an ailment in his left knee. During this afternoon, the Spanish selection confirmed that the midfield player blaugrana suffers a sprain of external collateral ligament of slight degree in the left knee and this Monday will be subjected to a resonacia in Seville to know to depth the gravity of the injury.
It is one very bad news for Ronald Koeman, the one who had to Sergio Busquets like one of his fixed players in the beginning of season. To fault of proofs, the midfield player will be drop by the next three weeks and will lose , in principle, five parties of the Barcelona, three in LaLiga and two in the Champions League. Without his presence, surely the Dutch technician will opt by Frenkie of Jong and Miralem Pjanic for the midfield culé.
In LaLiga, Busquets will not be present in the complicated visit of the Barça to Wanda Metropolitan, on 21 November, in front of the Athletic of Madrid, the only team of the competition that has not lost in the beginning of campaign. Neither it will be present when the Barcelona receive to the Osasuna the next 29 November by eleventh day, neither in the crash in front of the Cádiz on 5 December, in the stadium Ramón of Carranza.
Important drop for the Champions
The Barcelona is leader of the group F of the Champions League 2020-2021, but still has three parties for contesting. Sergio Busquets will lose the two first, in front of the Dynamo of Kiev, in Ukraine (24 November) and in the visit of the Barça to the stadium Ferenc Puskás, of the Ferencváros, on 2 December.
The Catalan yes will be available for the visit of the Juventus to the Camp Nou, on 8 December, in which it will be the reencuentro of Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi in the terrains of games, after the Portuguese abandoned the Spanish League in 2018 with course to Turín. In the previous clash, the ones of Koeman won 1-2 in the Allianz Sand and the Portuguese forward could not play because it was infected of COVID-19.