Lionel Messi out for three weeks



Barcelona striker, Lionel Messi will not be playing for three weeks after suffering a groin strain in Barcelona's draw with Atletico Madrid.
The Argentine went off on 59 minutes on Wednesday after Diego Godin tackle. He could return for Barca's Champions League tie with Manchester City on 19 October.

He was forced to miss Argentina's World Cup 2018 qualifier against Venezuela earlier this month with a groin injury, but has played in all five La Liga games for his club this season.

Messi will also be ruled out of games againstBorussia Monchengladbach in the Champions League, Sporting Gijon and Celta Vigo in La Liga, and World Cup qualifiers against Peru and Paraguay.
Sergio Busquets was also forced off with injury in the second half ofWednesday's game as Angel Correa's equaliser cancelled out Ivan Rakitic's opener at the Nou Camp.
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