Jules Kounde and Ronald Araujo are injured in Barcelona’s dreaded October schedule, can Garcia and Christensen step up?

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Jules Kounde picked up an Injury in the left hamstring of his biceps femoris, according to tests performed on Saturday, September 24, 2022.

Jules Kounde and Ronald Araujo are injured in Barcelona's dreaded October schedule, can Garcia and Christensen step up?

He is therefore not accessible for selection till he is well. Ronald Araujo had tests done as well, and it was discovered that his right thigh’s adductor longus tendon had been avulsed.

He will also be sidelined till the ailment heals. The Frenchman’s injury occurred during a UEFA Nations League match against Austria.

Both of these injuries happened during the international break.

This season, Kounde has appeared in five games for Barça and contributed assists in both the Champions League and La Liga. Araujo has played a part in seven games so far in 2022–23.

The medical team in Barcelona examined Kounde and Araujo this weekend and has since released information about the particulars of their wounds and recoveries.

“Tests carried out this morning on Saturday 24 September have confirmed that first team player Jules Kounde has an injury to the biceps femoris of his left thigh. He is out and his evolution will mark his availability,” the club statement on Kounde read.

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“On the other hand, tests carried out this morning on Saturday 24 September have shown that first team player Ronald Araujo has an avulsion of the adductor longus tendon of his right thigh. He is out and his evolution will mark his availability,” the statement said about Araujo.

Jules Kounde And Ronald Araujo

Kounde has played in five games for Barcelona in all competitions since joining the team this past summer, and he has even contributed with three assists. The defender will likely miss the match against Real Madrid and be out for 4-5 weeks.

While Araujo, he has played in seven of the Blaugrana’s last eight games, skipping the Champions League match against Viktoria Plzen. He is anticipated to miss three weeks of play, making it quite unlikely that he will play in the El Clasico.

Barcelona October Fixtures

Barcelona’s fixtures for October are quite tough especially in the UEFA Champions League competition.

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Jules Kounde and Ronald Araujo are injured in Barcelona's dreaded October schedule, can Garcia and Christensen step up?

The Spanish Giants are yet to play Italian giants Inter Milan in the competition which they will play both home and away in October.

They already lost to Bayern Munich in the champions league and will play second leg at Camp Nou with the German Champions.

In La Liga, Barcelona will play 6 matches in the league with two tough matches with their arch rival plus an El Clasico match with Real Madrid likely to be played on 16th of October 2022.

FC Barcelona has an excellent overall record in La Liga this season with 5 wins, 1 tie, and 0 defeats.

With an 83% victory rate, this performance currently places FC Barcelona in second place out of 20 teams in the La Liga Table.

FC Barcelona has a strong home record, as seen by these outcomes: 2 wins, 1 draws, and 0 losses. And their away form is considered excellent, as a result of 3 wins, 0 draws, and 0 losses.

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This La Liga season, FC Barcelona has scored a total of 18 goals.

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