Barcelona accelerate continues as talisman provides to Liverpool-cherish hurt disaster
Barcelona’s faltering birth up to the season turned into once thrown into additional chaos as the Catalan giants misplaced central defensive talisman Gerard Pique to hurt within the 1-0 defeat to Atletico Madrid.
The incident happened when Angel Correa fell on Pique after a relate from Jordi Alba. Having a look in anxiety, Pique turned into once helped off the pitch and changed by Sergino Dest.
Barca also suffered one other hurt relate as precise-abet Sergio Roberto went down with a thigh relate.
The Spanish aspect now occupy serious concerns in central defence and also at stout-abet. It’s something Liverpool followers will repeat to after their disaster. Joe Gomez and Virgil van Dijk occupy prolonged-term injuries and Trent Alexander-Arnold can be out.
In keeping with Catalan newspaper Sport (thru the Metro), the early message from the Barcelona camp is that Pique has suffered a ‘serious’ knee hurt.
There's thought that he would be sidelined for between four and six months.
Barca head coach Ronald Koeman said later: “I am afraid about the injuries of Piqué and Sergi Roberto.
“We wait for seeing the outcomes the next day to come, to grasp how prolonged they are able to be out for.”
Defeat leaves Barcelona 10th in table
The 1-0 loss to Atletico turned into once Barcelona’s third league defeat of the season in barely eight games. They’ve also drawn two others. That left them languishing in 10th situation in La Liga after Saturday’s suits.
The defeat within the Wanda Metropolitano gives Koeman an undesirable distinction. He’s the first Barcelona boss to lose to Diego Simeone in La Liga.
Yannick Carrasco netted the winner in first-half stoppage half-time. The victory lifted Atletico to joint-top on 20 aspects, nine sooner than Barca.
Koeman turned into once unfortunate with his group’s defending for the goal.
He lamented: “For a huge group, conceding a goal cherish this. It will’t be, on myth of it’s the 47th minute, we had the ball after which they gather, 1-0.
“We controlled and we knew that it turned into once subtle to invent many chances.
“We had a pair and with the gather 0-0, the sport would were utterly assorted.
“Admire every coach, I am guilty for the group’s outcomes.”
Barcelona return to action within the Champions League on Wednesday. They scamper to Turkish aspect Ferencvaros.
Europe has been kinder to them to this level this season. Barca occupy won all three neighborhood suits.