Barcelona forward Sanchez out for 1 week

Updated: 18 August 2011 10:56 IST

Alexis Sanchez limped away from Barcelona's Spanish Supercup victory over Real Madrid with an injury expected to sideline him for one week.

Barcelona forward Sanchez out for 1 week

Barcelona:

Alexis Sanchez limped away from Barcelona's Spanish Supercup victory over Real Madrid with an injury expected to sideline him for one week.

The Chile forward injured a muscle in his left leg during the pre-game warmup on Wednesday that forced him to miss out on the 3-2 victory that clinched the dramatic clash 5-4 on aggregate.

Barcelona say Sanchez needs about a week to recover.

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