CRYING IN THE BENCH
Bad news for the Barça: Jordi Alba, injured against the Getafe
Published:15/02/2020 - 16:41h
Updated:15/02/2020 - 16:41h
The left side of the FC Barcelona, Jordi Alba, was injured after a 'sprint' defensive and quickly looked to the bench, conscious that he had broken himself. Is his third muscular injury this season
Signal of alarm in the FC Barcelona. In case it did not have sufficient punishment with the injuries of long length of Ousmane Dembélé and Luis Suárez, to this list could add Jordi Alba. The one of L'Hospitalet lesionó before arriving to the first half hour of party against the Getafe, after a 'sprint' defensive. Quickly it looked to the bench of Quique Setién, when noticing a muscular prick.
The Cantabrian technician called to Junior Firpo and prepared the change, taking into account the indications of Jordi Alba sabedor that it could not continue playing. Waiting for knowing the definite medical part, the fact to see to the '18' of the Barça crying in the bench culé is without place to doubts a bad augurio.
And it is that it already is the third muscular injury that suffers Jordi Alba in what we carry of season 2019-20, and a setback more for the Barça with the calendar in the hand. Of here a week will touch to measure to the Eibar in the Camp Nou and, afterwards, two exits really endiabladas in front of the Naples, in the gone of eighth of final of the Champions League, and in front of the Real Madrid in Santiago Bernabéu, with LaLiga at stake.
The most likely is that Jordi Alba can not be available to play said meetings, by what Junior Firpo will have to mentalizarse to surrender wonderfully in the left side headline of the Barça. The first assessments indicate that the one of L'Hospitalet suffers some annoyances in the aductor of the right leg, that would carry him to be between two and three weeks of drop.
Good minutes of Junior Firpo in front of the Getafe
This yes, it will be necessary to expect to the medical review official to know the exact scope of the injury. The absence of Alba, one of the key pieces in the onces titled, could turn into an opportunity so that Junior Firpo follow progressing to steps forced in his adaptation. If it was not like this and the Hispanic-dominican was not to the height, always will remain the possibility to play with Sergi Roberto or Semedo to band changed.
In spite of having of a short staff to these heights of the season 2019-20, Quique Setién follows having multiple options to cover the drop of Jordi Alba. Against the Getafe, in any case, fits to stand out that Junior Firpo signed some good minutes especially to offensive level.