So Tumbal El Clasico, Suarez Absent Four Week
Barcelona officially announced the injury suffered by Luis Suarez and Gerard Pique. The two players became the victim of the defeat of Azulgrana from Real Madrid in the Spanish Super Cup on Wednesday (16/08/2017) or Thursday morning GMT.
Suarez had time to complain of pain when falling in the heart of Real Madrid defense in the second leg match. Barca confirmed that Suarez suffered an injury to his right knee.
Now, the former Liverpool striker is sure to be a holiday to defend La Blaugrana for four weeks.
“The test conducted on Thursday morning confirmed that the Uruguayan player is undergoing a distension in the posterior articular capsule on his right knee,” Barcelona wrote on their official website.
Suarez can not be played by Ernesto Valverde when against Real Betis, Alaves, Espanyol and Getafe. He is also likely to be absent when Barca undergo the inaugural match after the international break in September.
Quarter three money, Pique also confirmed suffered a groin injury on the left foot. Pique’s on-going recovery will determine whether the Spanish footballer is capable of playing against Real Betis on Sunday (08/20/2017).