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Tuesday, 21 September 2021

Messi suffers hamstring injury against PSG

Barcelona's Lionel Messi suffered a hamstring injury in their Champions League quarter-final first leg at Paris St Germain on Tuesday and was replaced at halftime by Cesc Fabregas

Reuters , Tuesday 2 Apr 2013
Lionel Messi
Barcelona's Lionel Messi, left, battles for the ball with Paris Saint Germain's Thiago Silva during their Champions League quarterfinal soccer match in Paris (Photo: AP)

Barca said on their official Twitter feed: "Messi sustained an injury to his right hamstring. He will undergo further tests on Wednesday to determine the extent of the injury."

Argentina forward Messi opened the scoring for the visitors in the 38th minute before limping off the pitch at the interval with Barca leading 1-0 after a lively first half.

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