Medical tests confirm that CarlesPuyolhas fractured his right cheekbone, according to the report released by the team’s Medical Services this morning.
The captain will maintain a conservative recovery plan, but he will join his team-mates for tomorrow’s training session. His recovery will mark his availability for the return leg of the Spanish Supercup against Madrid on Wednesday.
Puyol fractured his cheekbone in a collision with Lamah with 15 minutes still on the clock in the match against Osasuna (1-2). The captain played the entire 90 minutes of the game.