Arsenal`s Van Persie out of Barcelona last-16 clash

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 23:27

London: Netherlands striker Robin van Persie will miss the last-16 second leg Champions League clash against Barcelona with a knee injury, Arsenal said on Tuesday.
Van Persie was injured when scoring the equaliser in the English League Cup final on Sunday, which Arsenal lost 2-1 to Birmingham City. The London club said he would be out for at least three weeks.

Arsenal take a 2-1 advantage to Spain for the return Champions League leg on March 8.

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First Published: Tuesday, March 1, 2011 - 23:27

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