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Barcelona confirm Raphinha injury blow

Barcelona star Raphinha suffered a hamstring injury during the La Liga win over Sevilla on Friday night.

Xavi’s side secured a 1-0 home win against Sevilla on Friday in the La Liga. Raphinha left the pitch in the 37th minute due to injury.

After the match, Barcelona confirmed that he has picked up a hamstring injury.

Tests carried out have revealed that Raphinha has a right hamstring injury. He is out and his recovery will determine his availability,” said the club via their official X account, formerly Twitter.

Barcelona has not revealed how long the Brazilian will be out of action. According to reports in Spain, Raphinha would be out for at least a month. It is certain that he will not be available against Porto and Granada before the international break.

Barcelona is hopeful that Raphinha will be fit for the first clasico of the season against Real Madrid on 28 October. Pedri and Frenkie de Jong are also out of action due to injury.

The defending champions now has 20 points after eight match in La Liga. They have two more points than Real Madrid, and one point more than Girona. Real Madrid and Girona will face each other on Saturday night.

Sam Barton
Sam Barton
Sam Barton fell in love with football during the 98 World Cup and has been fascinated by it ever since. The tactical side of the game is what truly inspires him to think, read and write about football, making him the ideal football writer.
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