Barca suffer Iniesta blow


March 05, 2018

Spanish giants Barcelona will have to do without influential midfielder Andres Iniesta after the veteran suffered a hamstring injury.

The 33 year-old Spanish star was forced to come off in the first half of Barcelona's clash against Atletico Madrid at Camp Nou yesterday with the club later confirming that the player is doubtful for the team's trip to Malaga next week as well as their Champions League return leg against Chelsea.

The Londoners will Chelsea travel to Camp Nou on March 14 following their 1-1 draw at Stamford Bridge last month.

Iniesta is set to undergo a series of tests over the coming days to confirm the extent of the injury.

Barcelona will already be without Philippe Coutinho for the second leg against Chelsea as the former Liverpool star is cup-tied.

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