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Messi to miss Malaga game

Lionel Messi will not travel with Barcelona for Sunday's Primera Division game at Malaga as he continues his recovery from a thigh injury.

Last Updated: 24/08/13 at 12:38 Post Comment

Lionel Messi: Will miss the Malaga game

Lionel Messi: Will miss the Malaga game

A statement published on the Catalan club's official website confirmed Argentinian striker Messi, who scored twice in a 7-0 victory over Levante last weekend before limping out of a midweek Super Cup meeting with Atletico Madrid, would remain at the Ciutat Esportiva to receive further treatment.

Sergio Roberto, Martin Montoya and Oier Olazabal are also injured but midfielder Adriano returns to contention after being suspended for Wednesday's first-leg encounter with Atleti, which ended 1-1 in Madrid.

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