Injured Lionel Messi to undergo tests, Javier Mascherano out six weeks

Messi was withdrawn at the half-time break of the 2-2 draw versus PSG after pulling up with a hamstring problem, while Mascherano was stretchered off six minutes from time with a nasty-looking knee injury.

updated: April 03, 2013 11:47 IST
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Madrid: Barcelona will have to wait to find out the severity of the injury suffered by Lionel Messi in their 2-2 draw with Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday night.

The World Player of the Year put the visitors in front with a trademark left-footed finish seven minutes before half-time, but was withdrawn at the break after pulling up with a hamstring problem.

"The club's medical services have informed that Leo Messi suffered an injury in his right hamstring," said a statement on the club's website.

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