Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa doubtful for Barcelona clash

Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa suffered a knee injury during a training session on Monday.

updated: June 11, 2014 01:39 IST
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Barcelona: Atletico Madrid faced an anxious wait to see whether key striker Diego Costa would be fit to play in his side's Champions League quarter-final, first leg clash away to Barcelona on Tuesday after he left training early with an apparent knee injury. (Preview)

The 25-year-old Spanish international walked off the Camp Nou pitch after just five minutes of his side's training session on Monday and Atletico boss Diego Simeone admitted it will be a race against time to get his top scorer fit.

"We have to wait until tomorrow. I have spoken with the doctor and we will evaluate it tonight and during the day tomorrow and we will see because there are still a lot of hours to go," he told Television Espanola.

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