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In the match between Manchester United and FC Barcelona, midfielder Pedro González, better known as ‘Pedri’, left the pitch after falling injured in the 40th minute of the first leg of the round of 32 of the EUFA Europa League.
After the game, and after the first scans revealed an injury to the rectus femoris of the right leg, which could leave him inactive for about three weeksbeing a major problem for Xavi Hernández, coach of the culé team.
According to a communiqué from the Barcelona club, the midfielder from the Canary Islands “is pending tests to find out the exact extent of the injury”, but practically He is ruled out for the League match against Cádiz next Sunday and for the second leg of the tie Europa League which will be held in Manchester on Thursday of next week.
The Barcelona player He asked for the change to the bench after making a pass in midfield and Xavi replaced him with Sergi Roberto when the result was still 0-0 at the Camp Nou.
The game finished 2-2 on Spanish soil, reason why the painting of Barcelona he must go to Old Trafford in search of victory in order to stay alive in the second competition most important internationally in Europe.
With information from EFE
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