Found March 24, 2013 on Fox Soccer:
PLAYERS: Jordi Alba
Barcelona says defender Jordi Alba will be sidelined at least a week with a leg injury, ruling him out of Spain's World Cup qualifier against France on Tuesday. The left back is also doubtful for the first leg of Barcelona's Champions League quarterfinal at Paris Saint-Germain on April 2. Alba injured a muscle in his right leg during Spain's 1-1 tie with Finland on Friday. The former Valencia player played in 35 games for Barcelona since joining the club during the offseason. He was a regular for Spain last summer when the world champions won their second straight European championship. Spain trails France by two points in Group I. The game in Paris could go a long way in determining which team wins the group and the automatic berth for the 2014 World Cup.
THE BACKYARD
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
RELATED ARTICLES

Spain defender Alba doubtful for France game

Spain defender Jordi Alba is in doubt for Tuesday's World Cup qualifier against France after injuring a muscle in his right leg. Barcelona says the left back has returned to the club for further tests, the results of which will be known on Sunday. Alba injured his leg during Friday's 1-1 draw with Finland that left Spain two points behind leader France in the group standings...

Spain defender Alba to miss qualifier vs France

Barcelona says defender Jordi Alba will be sidelined at least a week with a leg injury, ruling him out of Spain's World Cup qualifier against France on Tuesday. The left back is also doubtful for the first leg of Barcelona's Champions League quarterfinal at Paris Saint-Germain on April 2. Alba injured a muscle in his right leg during Spain's 1-1 tie with Finland on...

High-flyers win, Pompey stun Cov

Spain left-back Jordi Alba is to return to Barcelona after suffering a hamstring injury in Friday's World Cup qualifying draw with Finland, his club have confirmed. Alba will undergo tests on a right hamstring injury suffered in the 1-1 draw, which is set to rule him out of Tuesday's Group I meeting with France in Madrid. A Barcelona statement read: "Jordi Alba will...
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.