Barcelona had arguably the worst of them with defender Ronald Araujo having surgical procedure on his proper thigh after struggling a tendon damage on Friday in Uruguay’s 1-0 defeat by Iran in a pleasant, leaving the pitch after solely 5 minutes.
Araujo will miss Barca’s Saturday’s go to to Mallorca as he’s anticipated to be out for six to eight weeks, which suggests he would solely come again to membership obligation after the World Cup, which begins in lower than two months.
Nonetheless, Araujo was not the one drawback in defence that Barcelona should face after the worldwide break.
Jules Kounde suffered a hamstring damage with France and is predicted to be out for round 4 weeks.
The previous Sevilla defender will miss at the very least Barca’s subsequent 4 video games, together with a Champions League double header in opposition to Inter Milan and is unlikely to be again in time for El Clasico at Actual Madrid on Oct. 16.
Moreover, Barcelona’s Frenkie de Jong, Ousmane Dembele and Pedri have additionally suffered minor setbacks of their health and their availability for the weekend is in query.
Barca are second within the standings on 16 factors from six video games, two behind Actual Madrid whose midfielder Luka Modric was additionally hit by the worldwide break damage bug.
The 37-year-old returned from Nations League obligation with Croatia with a hip damage and might be out for as much as 10 days.
Modric is predicted to overlook Actual’s sport in opposition to Osasuna on the Bernabeu on Sunday and subsequent week’s Champions League residence match with Shakhtar Donetsk however might be again for the journey to Getafe the next weekend.
Actual’s Austrian defender David Alaba additionally got here again with a muscle drawback though it isn’t believed to be critical.
Getafe even have issues over main striker Enes Unal, who needed to reduce quick his spell with Turkey on account of a again damage.
The sport of the week in La Liga appears to be Sevilla internet hosting Atletico Madrid on Saturday.
A daily top-four contender and taking part in in Champions League Group G, Sevilla are fifteenth within the La Liga standings on 5 factors, just one level above the relegation zone having gained just one sport in all competitions this season.
Atletico are seventh on 10 factors and their followers are edgy after two consecutive losses in opposition to Bayer Leverkusen within the Champions League and Actual Madrid.
The strain is rising on coaches Julen Lopetegui and Diego Simeone respectively and one other dangerous consequence this weekend may improve the sense of a disaster.