Injured Puyol to miss Champions League game

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 15:26

Madrid: Barcelona defender Carles Puyol is set to miss Wednesday`s Champions League second leg clash with German Bundesliga side Bayer Leverkusen because of a groin injury.

Puyol joins teammates Frenchman Eric Abidal, Chilean wing Alexis Sanchez and long-term injury victims David Villa and Dutch international Ibrahim Afellay on the sidelines.

Barcelona hold a 3-1 first-leg lead over their German opponents.

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First Published: Wednesday, March 7, 2012 - 15:26

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