Messi to Miss Barcelona's Game at Real Betis and Possibly 5 More Games

Messi to Miss Barcelona’s Game at Real Betis

, / 05:20 AM August 27, 2019

Lionel Messi has been left out of Barcelona’s squad to face Real Betis in the Spanish league on Sunday. Messi returned to training this week after recovering from a right calf injury picked up in the preseason, but the Argentina star was not included in the list of players available for the team’s home opener at Camp Nou Stadium.

He missed the team’s 1-0 loss to Athletic Bilbao in the league opener last weekend.
Lionel Messi

Coach Ernesto Valverde is also without forwards Luiz Suárez and Ousmane Dembele because of injuries.

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