Jordi Alba, injured

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Jordi Alba, injured in the biceps femoris and no return date

Published:18/09/2019 - 13:17h

Updated:18/09/2019 - 18:31h

Jordi Alba was injured in the first half of the Champions League game against Borussia Dortmund and Barça confirmed his injury to the biceps femoris

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The review futbolístico of the Borussia Dortmunt to the FC Barcelona in the second time -although with final salvation for the culés thanks to the stops of Ter Stegen- was not the only problem with which the team of Ernesto Valverde found in the première culé in the Champions League in the Signal Iduna Park. Maybe, the gravest was the one of the injury of Jordi Alba.

The FC Barcelona has issued this Wednesday in the morning an official communiqué in which it explains the physical problems. "The proofs made to the player of the first team Jordi Alba have confirmed that suffers a muscular injury in the biceps femoral of the left thigh. The player is drop and the evolution will mark his availability", prayed the press release, without specifying the time of drop.

"In the Dortmund-Barça (0-0), the Barcelona side withdrew in the minute 40. Headline in the première of the FC Barcelona in the Champions League 2019/20, the footballer of the Hospitalet was substituted by Sergi Roberto. Until this injury, Jordi Alba has contested other four parties of League in which it has marked a goal, in the Barça 5-2 Betis", finished the exposed communiqué by the club.

The injury produced in the minute 33 of game, when Jordi Alba made a centre and carried the hand to his right leg. In this moment, the player seemed to darse of the muscular break although, in spite of this, remained six minutes more on the terrain of game limping, to give time like this to that Sergi Roberto could heat with guarantees and substituted him.

With Jordi Alba, are three the players that the FC Barcelona has at present in the infirmary, explaining to Dembélé and Umtiti. Leo Messi and Net Walled already are recovered, and in fact the Argentinian had the opportunity to play half hour in the Signal Iduna Park. It was his official debut this season 2019-20, so they will do him fault more split to finish to take the rhythm of competition.

Opportunity for Junior Firpo

The injury of Jordi Alba is a bad news for the FC Barcelona, but will open him the doors of the titularity to Junior Firpo,​ the last signing of the FC Barcelona in the market of traspasos of summer. The Hispanic-dominican will try to win the confidence of Ernesto Valverde with his physicist imponente and his ease to incorporate to the attack.

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