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Puyol stretchered off after elbow injury

October 3, 2012
By ESPN.com news services
Barcelona's comfortable Champions League win Tuesday was marred toward the end when the four-time champion lost captain Carles Puyol, who dislocated his left elbow after landing awkwardly.

Barcelona, via the team website on Wednesday, clarified that Puyol will likely be out for eight weeks but will probably not need surgery.



Puyol had just returned from a hamstring injury in joining the side that beat Sevilla 3-2 on Saturday and in contrast to that match Barcelona ...

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