Lionel Messi in Champions League doubt with thigh injury

Messi missed Barca's trip to Malaga and the second-leg of the Spanish Super Cup against Atletico Madrid earlier in the season due to a thigh problem.

updated: September 28, 2013 23:19 IST
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Madrid: World Player of the Year Lionel Messi is a doubt for Tuesday's Champions League trip to Celtic after suffering a thigh injury in Saturday's match with Almeria.

Messi had to be withdrawn in the 28th minute, seven minutes after giving Barca the lead with a fine left-footed strike.

He was clearly in some discomfort thereafter and was replaced by Xavi Hernandez.

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