Injured Puyol to miss Champions League game

March 7th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS  

Madrid, March 7 (IANS) 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, reports Xinhua.

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

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