Real Madrid dealt Eden Hazard injury blow, suggestions Belgian could miss El Classico
Another week, another Eden Hazard injury blow. The Belgian is seemingly unable to catch a break since he made the switch from Chelsea to Real Madrid.
Hazard’s injury woes
Before this week, Hazard had, as per transfermarket, suffered 12 separate injuries whilst on the books of Los Blancos.
This has seen the winger miss a reported 57 games for Real Madrid.
However, for a change, the 2021/22 campaign had started off pretty well for Hazard. He had featured in seven of Real Madrid’s eight La Liga ties this term, sitting on the bench for the remaining game.
The 30-year-old would then start for Belgium in their Nations League semi-final clash vs France on Thursday evening.
The Red Devils would blow a two-goal lead to eventually lose the tie 3-2. And, to further add to Belgium’s woes, Eden Hazard would be taken off after 74 minutes with a knock.
Hazard dealt hamstring blow and could miss Barcelona
Following the game, an insight into the extent of Hazard’s injury has been provided by Goal reporter, Mario Cortegana.
Cortegana would confirm that Hazard has suffered a puncture in the hamstring of his right leg.
The reporter then moved to provide an insight into the games Hazard could be set to miss.
These included Belgian’s 3rd/4th place play-off later this week and Madrid’s Champions League clash with Shakhtar Donetsk on the 19th of October.
Perhaps most concerningly, though, Cortegana also wrote that ‘It also seems very premature to imagine him in the Classic with Barcelona, on the 24th’:
Hazard sufrió un pinchazo en el isquio de la pierna derecha. Pruebas hoy para confirmar y concretar la lesión. Los médicos del Madrid están en contacto permanente con los de Bélgica.
A poco que tenga, no llegará al Clásico (24-O).https://t.co/yZ9KIcABJO vía @GoalEspana
— Mario Cortegana (@MarioCortegana) October 8, 2021
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