Certainty about the condition of Andres Iniesta is finally obtained. Barcelona midfielder acquired injury that will force him to miss playing for three weeks. While Alexis Sanchez will miss two weeks.
Iniesta fails to complete the El Clasico match in the Copa del Rey on Thursday (1/26/2012) pm dawn earlier. He had pulled out in minute 30 and was replaced Pedro Rodrigues.
Previously reported that 29-year football player suffered a torn muscle in his left leg. And after more detailed examination of its condition, certainly Iniesta will miss up to three weeks. So reported Reuters.
That means Iniesta will not be able to strengthen the Catalans in the Copa del Rey semi-final match to face Levante or Valencia to be held next week. However, the Spanish international footballer it would be expected to recover in time Barca had 16 first leg of the Champions League Bayer Leverkusen cons on 14 February.
Other news related Barca player Alexis Sanchez is a related condition. Suffered the same injury in a match after colliding with Pepe, forward from Chile was forced to pull over two weeks.
Losing two players that can be will affect the strength of Barca in its efforts to catch Real Madrid at the top. Josep Guardiola had already lost David Villa, Ibrahim Afellay and Andreu Fontas who suffered injury. While Seydou Keita was defending African Cup of Nations in Mali and Maxwell will move to Paris St Germain at the end of this month.