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Football: Barca's Alba a doubt for Sociedad clash

Barcelona left-back Jordi Alba could miss his side's La Liga visit to Real Sociedad on Saturday due to a hamstring strain. Alba suffered the injury in Barca's 2-0 win away to Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League last 16 tie on Tuesday. "After arriving at the training ground, tests carried out have confirmed a strain in his right hamstring," the club said in a statement. "His recovery will determine whether he is available for the next game, which will be against Real Sociedad at Anoeta on Saturday."

FC Barcelona's Jordi Alba confident about recovery from injuries

Barcelona, Nov 18 (EFE).- FC Barcelona defenseman Jordi Alba says he sees the light at the end of the tunnel after missing two months with a pair of leg injuries. "I haven't been doing well at all because I'd never been injured before in my life. I was used to playing lots of matches and it's something tough to accept. But now I see the light and I hope there are no more injuries," he said Monday during a promotional event for his sponsor, Spanish insurance company Regal.

Football: Alba a doubt for PSG clash

Barcelona full-back Jordi Alba could miss his side's Champions League quarter-final first-leg with Paris Saint-Germain on April 2, the club confirmed on Sunday. Alba suffered a hamstring strain in Spain's 1-1 draw with Finland on Friday night and has definitely been ruled out of the World champions' clash with France on Tuesday, but should only be sidelined for a maximum of 10 days. "Jordi Alba will be out for seven to ten days," said a statement on the club's website.

Football: Barca need to maintain aggression - Alba

Barcelona must try to maintain the level of performance that they showed in dismantling AC Milan 4-0 for the rest of the season, defender Jordi Alba said on Friday. Alba rounded off a wonderful evening for Barca with the fourth goal in stoppage time as they overcame a 2-0 first-leg deficit to eliminate the Italians and move onto the Champions League quarter-finals for a sixth consecutive season.
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