Barca's Fabregas sidelined due to torn muscle

Last Updated: Mon, Dec 10, 2012 13:00 hrs

Madrid, Dec 10 (IANS) Barcelona midfielder Cesc Fabregas will be sidelined for about four weeks with a torn muscle, the Spanish league leaders said.

The 25-year-old Spaniard tore the femoral biceps muscle in his left thigh in Barca's 2-1 win at Betis Sunday, reports Xinhua.

The narrow win at Betis gave Barca a six-point lead over second-placed Atletico Madrid and 11 ahead of defending champions Real Madrid, who are third with 32 points.

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