How long is Jordi Alba out for and what games will he miss?

Jordi Alba is set to be out of action for two weeks and will miss two LaLiga games, the return fixture with Manchester City and the Catalan Super Cup.

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How long is Jordi Alba out for and what games will he miss?

Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba is set to miss up to two weeks of action after limping off during Barcelona’s 4-0 Champions League win over Manchester City on Wednesday night.

Alba out for two weeks with hamstring injury

Tests were conducted by medical staff this morning and the club has now confirmed that Alba is likely to be out for “approximately two weeks” after having “strained the hamstring in his left leg.”

Alba limped off close to tears early on during Barcelona's 4-0 win over Manchester City

Alba will miss Barcelona’s next two LaLiga games, the first against Valencia on October 20th and the second against Granada at the Camp Nou on October 29th.

Like his fellow defender Gerard Piqué, who was also substituted in the first half after injuring his ankle, Alba will miss the Catalan Super Cup final against Espanyol on October 26th and Barcelona’s trip to face Manchester City at the Etihad in the Champions League on November 1st.

Barcelona immediate fixture list

Day Date Time Game Competition
Saturday October 22 16:15 Valencia - Barcelona Liga
Wednesday October 26 TBC Barcelona - Espanyol Catalan Super Cup
Saturday October 29 20:45 Barcelona - Granada Liga
Tuesday November 1 20:45 Manchester City - Barcelona Champions League