FC Barcelona won the away match at Getafe, 4-1, and taking advantage of their rivals from Real Madrid, that was defeatead 0-1 at Sevilla, and Jose Mourinho’s team is 8 points behind.
However, the Catalans suffered a huge loss in the game against Getafe. Carles Puyon, Catalans’ captain, was injured seriously enough to miss the following 4 to 6 weeks. The defender suffered a left knee injury. Puyol just returned to the team after another injury, this time to the right cheekbone. Following this injury, Carles Puyol will miss the El Clasico against Real Madrid, which will take place on October 7 on Camp Nou.
“It’s a big problem when we lose players like him. We all know how important it is Puyol for Barcelona,” said Tito Vilanova after the match.
In the match over Messi was used only in the second half, the Argentine star managing to score twice for the Blaugrana team.