Barcelona confirm Busquets ankle injury

Barca possible Eibar

Barca possible Eibar

The Barca captain strained a calf muscle in the first half of Barca's 1-0 win at Real Sociedad in the King's Cup on Thursday, the third injury he has sustained in a season in which he has only started six league games.

That superb chemistry was on display on Sunday as Barcelona rolled at Eibar.

Barcelona squandered a glorious chance after 21 minutes as Lionel Messi played Luis Suarez through on goal, however the Uruaguayan blazed over from close range.

"The bad news is the injury to Busquets, but it doesn't seem serious because he will undergo more tests".

Eibar is ninth in the league with 26 points having won 7 games, drawn 5 and lost 6.

In Serie A, Edin Dzeko's second-half strike kept title challenger Roma in the hunt with a 1-0 win at home to Cagliari that cut the gap on leader Juventus to one point. Sergi Roberto is an option.

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"I liked Rakitic in the defensive midfield position, he was particularly good".

As reported by ESPN, Enrique told reporters: "I'm referring to results when I say about wanting a change in dynamic".

In addition to smashing the record previously held by the Real Madrid team of 1988-89 season, Barca's win in Vallecano served to restore their eight-point lead at the top of La Liga over Atlético Madrid with 11 matches remaining.

Ivan Rakitic's failure to get in the first team in the last few matches has raised doubts over his long-term future at the club. He is not recognized at the awards level, but we know how important he is.

"You can either go out and put them under pressure or hang back and wait for them in your own box; we'll be going with the first option".

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