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Barcelona striker Sergio Aguero admitted to hospital after Alaves draw

Sat 30 October 2021 | 23:41

Barcelona have confirmed Sergio Aguero has been taken to the hospital for a cardio test following his early substitution during a 1-1 draw against Deportivo Alaves.

The Argentinean striker lay on the pitch, having collapsed minutes after he had his hands placed on his chest.

The 33-year-old received treatment on the pitch and was then replaced by

Philippe Coutinho

and he has now gone on to the hospital for some tests to understand why he found himself struggling to breathe.

"[Aguero] told me he was a little dizzy,"

interim coach

Sergi Barjuan

told

Marca

.

"Now, I have learned that he has been taken to the hospital. I can't say more.

"Between cheering on the guys and the press conference, it's hard to know more."

The Argentine was making his first start for the club since his move in the summer.

Memphis Depay

took the lead for Barca four minutes after the interval with a fantastic strike from outside of the box. But the lead lasted only three minutes as

Luis Rioja

scored the equalizer after a nice one-two with

Joselu

.

"We controlled the game, and we were intense in the second half,"

Sergi continued

.

"We had our chances to score and win the game, but we could not take them.

"I have had very little time to work with the players. I have tried to get them in order in both a defensive and an offensive level.

"But, these players are very good, and they have to believe in themselves."


source: SportMob

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