The problem of injury to the Barça This season is being a great one. In summer, the technical staff of Ronald Koeman He has already been studying the casualties due to injury from last season, trying to find explanations. The mishaps have extended to this campaign with worrying numbers. Up to 15 different players (Araujo, Mingueza, Piqué, Alba, Balde, Dest, Nico, Frenkie de Jong, Pedri, Sergi Roberto, Ansu Fati, Dembélé, Kun, Braithwaite and Eric Garcia) have suffered an injury, not counting any more that has been forced to miss an encounter but only due to illness, as is the case of Net, absent this game due to a cold. Ter Stegen underwent surgery in August. Lenglet it has also dragged physical discomfort but has not been low in any match so far.
The Barça has suffered 20 injuries (three already came from the previous season: Ter Stegen, Dembélé and Ansu Fati), of which at least 14 would be due to muscular issues, counting the last three, 10 players being affected. In total, between all of them 83 games have been lost, not counting the forecast of the Eric Garcia, Ansu and Nico. Too much at this point.
The Barça squad, more than a football team, looks like a field hospital. And it is that there are already eleven Barça players suffering from physical problems of various kinds. In Vigo, against Celta, three footballers joined, Ansu Fati, Nico González and Eric Garcia, to the roster of players with different ailments.
Ansu he left the field at the end of the first half due to a muscle injury to the hamstrings in his left leg. Eric He no longer went to the field after the break due to some discomfort in the right soleus and Nico He had to go because of a pain in the right abductor.
The misfortune with the injuries was evident in the preparation of the call. They no longer traveled to Vigo due to various problems Piqué (overload in the soleus of the right leg), Sergi Roberto (elongation in the quadriceps of the right thigh), Pedri (injury to the quadriceps of the left leg), Dembélé (elongation in the semimembranosus of the left thigh), Kun Agüero (cardiac arrhythmia), Braithwaite (knee surgery), Net (flu) and Dest (low back pain).
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