Partial suffers injury lateral collateral ligament and the posterior capsule in his right knee that will keep two months out. Already he injured knee in the first leg of the Supercopa of Spain.
As reported by the Barcelona even before the game ended Mestalla, Andres Iniesta suffers a “partial injury lateral collateral ligament and the posterior capsule of the right knee”. According aired the same Barca players to exit the locker room, the captain will not play again until 2017 so the estimated low time will be about two months. Iniesta, however, was subjected to more tests upon arrival in Barcelona in order to confirm a definitive diagnosis, it is already known: six to eight weeks off.
Who first knew the injury was serious was Iniesta, who began swatting the grass with his right hand. Symptoms of pain after a tackle by Enzo Perez touched the ball but went down and got his right leg between Iniesta, who left knee was stuck. Luis Enrique got Rakitic immediately. The Spaniard did not like the entrance: “It has been very clear from the bench and there has been no card …”. In the Barca dressing room he was not accepted willingly the level of aggressiveness of Valencia in the first half, especially in two innings of Mario Suarez Neymar and Andre Gomes. Neither the permissiveness of Undiano, who took yellow in any of the actions.
It is the second knee injury this season Iniesta. During the first leg of the Supercopa of Spain, he suffered a sprained right knee that kept him sidelined until the third game against Alaves. Three international Barca have fallen in recent days. Jordi Alba, Pique and Iniesta. Bad for Lopetegui.