Once again, Barcelona is going to end the season in the title drought. The Europa League, the second tier competition in Europe, was the last resort for the Catalans. But Xavi Hernandez’s side were knocked out of the quarter-finals of the tournament by accident on Thursday night.
In the first leg of the last eight, Barcelona drew 1-1 at Frankfurt. Xavier’s side, trailing by 3 goals in the allotted hour and a half, lost 3-2 in the final leg of the return leg at home to New Camp last night. The Catalan giants suffered another blow in that match.
Pedri, the team’s ‘wonder boy’, has been ruled out for the rest of the season due to injury. Injured hamstring of Spanish young turkey. He was injured in the first half of the Frankfurt match. The fear had been lingering ever since. Eventually that became a reality.
Pedri’s injury is serious. In a press release on Friday morning, Barcelona gave the bad news to the fans. In a statement, they said, “The test report was received by the doctors on Friday morning. They said the femoral biceps was broken in the hamstring of Pedri’s left leg.
Bar চa coach Xavi will miss the rest of the season due to a serious injury. “It will take a long time for him to recover from the injury,” Barca said in a statement. We can’t pick him for the team this season anymore. ‘
The challenge for the now defunct Barcelona is to finish the season in the top four in Spanish La Liga. They are currently in the league table. The current season of the Catalans will end on May 22. It is difficult to say now how long it will take for Pedri to become fit. Pedri was also injured late last year. At that time he had to stay out of the field for two months.