Polish striker Robert Lewandowski, the Barcelona striker, has revealed that he suffered a serious injury during the El Clasico against archrivals Real Madrid (0-4) last Wednesday in the semi-final of the Copa del Rey.
Real Madrid hit me with Militao. But I always wanted to play,” Lewandowski said in statements published by the Spanish newspaper Mundo Deportivo.
He added: “The match was difficult in the second half against Real Madrid. I had to ask for changes.”
He continued: “Yesterday I woke up and couldn’t walk, but I tried to play and I had to put a pressure bandage on the injured area against Girona.
And he continued: “I work with therapists. It’s part of football and I always try to be ready to help my colleagues. It’s good that next match I’ll be fine. the blow made my body bad.”
He continued, “We know we’ve dealt with some injuries in recent weeks and things haven’t been easy, but I’m hoping to get back to good style.”
Lewandowski concluded his speech by saying: “In the last two matches, we did not perform well, but in the remaining ten matches we have to develop, and for my part I will try to be at the highest level.”
Barcelona exited the semi-finals of the Copa del Rey after a crushing 0-4 loss at home to traditional rivals Real Madrid in the second leg that brought them together last Wednesday night at Spotify’s Camp Nou. stadium, noting that the match of the first leg ended with the victory of the Catalan team with one goal.
Blaugrana also played a goalless draw at home against their guest Girona in a match that brought them together last Monday night at the end of matchday 28 of the Spanish Football League.
Barcelona top the league list with 72 points, 13 points clear of second-placed Real Madrid, the defending champions, with just 10 rounds to go in the league.
You must log in to post a comment.