Xavi to miss Real Madrid clash

Xavi Hernandez
Barcelona's Xavi Hernandez will be out for up to two weeks with a hamstring injury.
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Barcelona says midfielder Xavi Hernandez has a right thigh injury that will rule him of Saturday's game at Real Madrid and put him in doubt for the Champions League return leg against AC Milan.


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The club says the Spain international will be sidelined for 10 to 15 days.

Barcelona hosts Milan on March 12 needing to overcome a 2-0 deficit from the first leg of the Round of 16 tie.

Barcelona lost 3-1 to Madrid and was eliminated from the Copa del Rey on Tuesday. The team visits the Santiago Bernabeu with a 12-point lead in La Liga.


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