Barcelona announced the injury of its left-back Jordi Alba during the match against Bayern Munich, which ended with the Bavarian team winning 3-0, in the confrontation that brought the two teams together at the Camp Nou, in the first round of Group E in the Champions League for the current season. 2021 / 2022.
“Jordi Alba suffers from hamstring pain,” Barcelona said on its Twitter account. “Further tests are pending to determine the exact extent of the discomfort.”
The Barca defender was replaced in the 74th minute of the match, and the young player Alex Balde entered in his place.
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Thomas Muller scored the goal for Bayern Munich in the 34th minute of the match.
The Polish star Robert Lewandowski added the second goal of the Bavarian giants in the 56th minute of the match, then the Bayern striker concluded the Bayern Munich hat-trick in the 85th minute of the match.
With this result, Bayern Munich leads the table of Group E standings after winning the first 3 points in its new season of the Champions League, while Barcelona is at the bottom of the standings without any balance of points, while Benfica and Dynamo Kiev ranked second and third with one point each after they tied negative at the same time.
The two teams had faced each other in the Champions League 11 times before Tuesday’s clash. Barcelona won only two matches, while Bayern Munich won 7 matches, and two matches between them ended in a draw.