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Coutinho to miss action for 2-3 weeks due to hamstring injury

IANS  |  Barcelona 

and faces up to three weeks on the sidelines with a leg injury, the Catalan football club have announced.

strained his left hamstring during Barcelona's 1-1 draw with Internazionale in on Tuesday, reports

The 26-year-old played the full 90 minutes but complained of discomfort after the match at the San Siro in

"Tests undertaken on Thursday morning have confirmed that has a small rupture in the femoral biceps of his left leg," said on their official website on Thursday.

"He will be out for approximately two to three weeks."

The rules Coutinho out of Barcelona's clash with Real Betis at the on Sunday and is also expected to keep him out of Brazil's friendlies against and later this month.



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First Published: Fri, November 09 2018. 17:24 IST