Well, another injury for Barcelona! Yay! Yay! Nay.
Just a few minutes after defender Jérémy Mathieu was forced to leave the pitch with a hamstring injury, it was time for captain and midfielder Andrés Iniesta to go out with what appears to be a knee issue. Iniesta left in the 35th minute and was replaced by new signing Denis Suarez.
Iniesta suffered the injury after a challenge by Sevilla midfielder Kranevitter, who hit Iniesta's right knee. Andrés fell to the ground in visible pain, was attended by Barça doctors and tried to continue, but was unable to and asked coach Luis Enrique for a substitution.
This is the second injury in this game and the third this weekend, as goalkeeper Ter Stegen also suffered a knee injury and is out for the next 2-3 weeks. The Blaugrana hope to survive the problems and leave the Ramón Sánchez Pizjuán with a good result to take into the second leg of the Spanish Super Cup.
Mathieu is okay, but Iniesta is too much. Not nice, Sevilla. Not nice at all.