Not only did he lose to Atletico Madrid, Barcelona also received sad news when midfielder Gerard Pique was seriously injured. Last night, Barcelona suffered a 0-1 defeat during Atletico Madrid’s trip to the Wanda Metropolitano. Yannick Carrasco was the only goal scorer in the match after the defender of Los Blaugrana.
This defeat caused Barcelona to continue to sink into crisis when it was pushed down to 10th place on the La Liga rankings. Not only that, after the match, they also received very sad news about Gerard Pique’s injury.
The Spanish midfielder left the field in the 62nd minute after a very strong collision with Ángel Correa. Witnessing the image of Gerard Pique in pain and tears on his way into the tunnel. Many people may think that this player was seriously injured.
According to sources from Diario Sport, Gerard Pique had a serious problem in his knee. The newspaper also said that the 1987 midfielder may have to leave the pitch for 4-6 months.
This is a big loss for Barcelona because even when he is not at the peak of his form, Gerard Pique is still a very important name. In the hands of coach Ronald Koeman, there is not much choice in the center position.
He only had Lenglet as the only trusted name. Meanwhile, the other two center-backs, Ronald Araujo and Samuel Umtiti, were both injured.
Remember, after Gerard Pique left the field in the match against Atletico Madrid, coach Ronald Koeman was inferior to midfielder De Jong in this position. Not only Gerard Pique, Barcelona also announced that Sergi Roberto was also injured.
The right-back has had a problem with his right hamstring and may be out of action for a long time. According to coach Ronald Koeman, the fact that the players had to plow continuously in recent years caused the players to get injured.