Barca’s Griezmann injured, likely to miss title run-in

Griezmann, who has had an underwhelming season since an 120-million-euro move from Atletico Madrid last year, sustained a thigh injury during Barca’s 1-0 win over Real Valladolid

Barcelona attacker Antoine Griezmann injured his right thigh on Saturday.   -  Getty Images

Barcelona forward Antoine Griezmann is set to miss his side’s final two La Liga games after sustaining a thigh injury during Saturday's 1-0 win over Real Valladolid.

Griezmann, who has had an underwhelming season since an 120-million-euro move from Atletico Madrid last year, came off at halftime and a statement from Barca on Sunday said he had injured his right thigh.

MATCH HIGHLIGHTS | La Liga highlights: Barcelona beats Valladolid 1-0

The club did not say how long the France striker would be out for although newspaper Sport said he would be sidelined for three weeks, ruling him out of Thursday's home game against Osasuna and the team’s final match, away to Alaves, next Sunday.

The win over Valladolid kept Barca in the title race, although leader Real can extend its lead at the top back to four points if it beats Granada on Sunday.

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