Last night against Atletico Madrid the Barca skipper forced off with a hamstring injury and now he is in a doubtful situation to start the match against Chelsea in their Champions League fixture.
The Barca gaffer Ernesto Valverde is not sure how to replace the heart of the Barcelona Andres Iniesta in their upcoming fixture against Chelsea.
Right now the Spaniard midfielder is in a doubtful situation ahead of their Champions League clash against Chelsea on 14th match at Camp Nou because of his Hamstring injury, which he picked up last night against Atletico Madrid and forced off to leave the field.
Last night Andres Iniesta was substituted on the 36th minutes with the Portuguese midfielder Andres Gomes.
In the Champions League this season the newcomer Philippe Coutinho is ineligible for Barca, so for that match, Valverde have to fix two components for his team.
About Iniesta’s injury Valverde voiced: "He cannot be matched, like Messi. You cannot replace a unique player like him,"
"We are going to wait to see the scan of the injury. It looked like a muscle tear, but we will hope that it is not so serious.
"He knows how to manage himself. He was having a great game."
Last night Barcelona won their match against the second-placed Atletico Madrid and now with that win, they take eight points lead over Atletico Madrid with 11 matches remaining on this season.
The Argentine Ace Lionel Messi scored a wonderful goal for Barcelona from a magical free kick and with that goal against Atletico he completed his 600th goal for his club and for his country.