Messi suffers elbow injury a week ahead of classico
24 October, 2018, 00:05 | Author: Greg Lawrence
It was a costly victory, though, as Lionel Messi badly bent his right elbow as he crumpled down to the ground in a heap after running into the back of a Sevilla defender.
Although the Argentinean received treatment from Barca's medical services, he had to be substituted by Ousmane Dembele and was taken to hospital for further tests.
Messi will now miss Barca's Champions League game at home to Inter Milan on Wednesday, as well as the season's first Clasico four days later against Real Madrid.
"We are completely behind our coach", Marcelo said.
"Emotionally, we know when he is there, he gives us more confidence because he is the best in the world", Gerard Pique said.
"It was a bit hard for us to close the game", Valverde added.
Philippe Coutinho scored from Messi's pass in the second minute to get Barca off to a flying start at Camp Nou and the Argentina superstar soon doubled the lead. We've played without him in the past.
Ernesto Valverde feels Lionel Messi's injury provides an opportunity for Barcelona players to step up, although he acknowledges the team will miss their captain.
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Sevilla continued to probe and were rewarded when Sarabia's shot deflected off Clement Lenglet and flew beyond the stranded Ter Stegen, and the German then denied Sarabia a second before keeping out Ben Yedder on the rebound.
Lopetegui needs his team to rebound immediately with a winning streak, starting against Viktoria Plzen on Tuesday and at Barcelona.
Valverde can take comfort from the form of Luis Suarez, who stepped up in Messi's absence to put in a commanding display and score his first goal in seven matches.
Real sit in fifth place with 14points. He did go without it for a sixth running match against the Andalusians but made sure that he made his presence on the pitch visible to the crowd with some reflexive and stunning saves.
Real Madrid fans ran out of patience after seeing their team suffer its worst scoring drought and lose for the fourth time in five matches.
Life after Cristiano Ronaldo has indeed proved to be hard for Real Madrid, who are struggling in both the Champions League and La Liga.
Asked about rumours that Lopetegui could be sacked, Sergio Ramos replied: 'I always said that manager changes are never good for anyone.
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