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Messi feared worst after 'bang' on knee

December 6, 2012
By Dermot Corrigan, Spain Correspondent
Lionel Messi says the knee injury picked up against Benfica on Wednesday night is not as serious as first feared, and he could be back in action for Sunday night's Primera Division game at Real Betis.

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Messi was stretchered off following a challenge with Benfica goalkeeper Artur during the 0-0 Champions League draw at the Camp Nou, with tests carried out immediately after the game discovering bruising on the outside of his left knee. ...

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