Monday, August 31st, 2009
FC Barcelona striker Bojan Krkic was key in the 3-0 win over Sporting Gijon this evening scoring his first goal of the 2009/2010 season but unfortunately suffered an injury late in the match.
Bojan was injured in the 80th minute when he was going for the ball and lost his footing. Immediately following the match Bojan underwent a medical and it was discovered that he had suffered a muscle tear and will need to be sidelined for fifteen to twenty days. The team will be off for the international break before their second La Liga match on September 13 against Getafe.
In other injury news defensive back Maxwell was also substituted after suffering an injury in the 57th minute of the match. Medical results after the match showed that Maxwell had not suffered any damage and would be able to return to the team after a few days rest.