Barcelona have announced the absence of Frenchman Ousmane Dembélé for up to two weeks after suffering a 3-1 defeat against Liganes.
Dembelli played a big game yesterday, scoring the first goal of Barcelona before coming out in the 69th minute, leaving his place for Brazilian Malcolm.
According to the Catalan club, the player has a sprained left ankle.
— FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) January 21, 2019
He has so far played 50 games with 17 goals and 12 assists.
World Cup winners Russia 2018 will miss the Spanish Cup quarter-final against Sevilla on Wednesday (January 30th) and two matches against Girona on Sunday and Valencia on February 2.
Dimbeili scored his third goal in a week, following his two goals against Levante in the Spanish Cup, lifting 13 goals this season in various competitions.
Dempsey is expected to return to the green zone for the final of the Champions League against Lyon on February 19.
Barcelona lead 46 points from 14 wins, 4 draws and two defeats, five points behind Atletico Madrid.