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Puyol trains with FC Barcelona despite broken cheekbone the day before the ‘clasico’

The player's recovery will mark his availability for the return leg of the Spanish Supercup against Real Madrid to be played on Wednesday. Puyol fractured his cheekbone in a collision with Lamah with 15 minutes still on the clock in the match against Osasuna (1-2). The Barça captain played the entire 90 minutes of the game.

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28 August 2012 08:47 PM

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Barcelona (FCB).- Medical tests confirm that Carles Puyol has fractured his right cheekbone, according to the report released by FC Barcelona\u2019s Medical Services on Monday morning. The captain will maintain a conservative recovery plan, but he joined his team-mates for Tuesday\u2019s training session to prepare the Real Madrid vs FC Barcelona to be played the next day. His recovery will mark his availability for the return leg of the Spanish Supercup against Madrid on Wednesday.


Puyol fractured his cheekbone in a collision with Lamah with 15 minutes still on the clock in the match against Osasuna (1-2). The Barça captain played the entire 90 minutes of the game.

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  • The moment when Carles Puyol broke his cheekbone colliding against Lamah. The captain played the entire game (by FC Barcelona)

  • The moment when Carles Puyol broke his cheekbone colliding against Lamah. The captain played the entire game (by FC Barcelona)