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Messi doubtful for the match against Malaga

Messi doubtful for the match against Malaga

Barcelona confirmed that Lionel Messi had a bruise on his left thigh and is questionable for Sunday's La Liga match against Malaga.

The Argentinean was starter against Atletico Madrid for the Spanish Super Cup, but felt discomfort and was replaced at the break.

The tests conducted by the club's medical staff confirmed that the hematoma affected the muscles of the left thigh of Messi, leaving the star doubtful for the match on Sunday.

The coach Gerardo Martino had already announced that Messi will need to rest at different times of the season to avoid repeated injury that put a premature end to last season for the Argentinean.

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