May 22, 2022


For all the latest football news, transfer news, football facts and other sports.

Barca hit by Coutinho injury blow after defeat to Madrid

1 min read

Barcelona midfielder Philippe Coutinho injured his left hamstring in his side’s 3-1 home defeat to Real Madrid on Saturday, effectively ruling him out of his side’s Champions League showdown away to Juventus on Wednesday.

A statement from Barca on Sunday said the Brazilian was unavailable due to the injury, without saying when he would return to action.

Barca’s most expensive ever signing, Coutinho, who played the full 90 minutes, passed up a clear chance to put his side ahead in the ‘Clasico’ when the game was poised at 1-1, missing the target with a header from close range.

The Brazilian had been on a positive run of form in his first season back with the club after spending the last campaign on loan at Bayern Munich, scoring two goals and providing two assists in six competitive matches.

AS newspaper said Coutinho could be out for three weeks. He looks set to miss the game at Juventus plus Barca’s La Liga fixtures away to Alaves and at home to Real Betis as well as the Champions League match at home to Dynamo Kyiv.

His injury could spell good news for Barca’s two other most expensive players Antoine Griezmann and Ousmane Dembele, who were both left out of the starting line-up against Real Madrid.

27 thoughts on “Barca hit by Coutinho injury blow after defeat to Madrid

  1. 753791 234388An attention-grabbing dialogue is worth comment. I believe that its greatest to write extra on this subject, it wont be a taboo subject nevertheless typically individuals are not sufficient to speak on such topics. To the next. Cheers 975633

  2. I do believe all the concepts you’ve introduced for your post. They are very convincing and will definitely work. Still, the posts are very short for beginners. Could you please prolong them a bit from next time? Thanks for the post.

  3. An fascinating discussion will probably be worth comment. I believe that you ought to write more on this topic, may possibly not be described as a taboo subject but usually everyone is too little to communicate on such topics. To another location. Cheers

  4. An interesting discussion is worth comment. I think that you should write more on this topic, it might not be a taboo subject but generally people are not enough to speak on such topics. To the next. Cheers

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.