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And now Fabregas is injured ...
March 31st, 2010 10:11PM

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[UEFA CHAMPIONS LEAGUE] First, Wayne Rooney and now Cesc Fabregas. Manchester and Arsenal both have had their stars hurt on the deciding plays of their UEFA Champions League games. Spanish star broke his fibula late in the Gunners' 2-2 draw with Barcelona.

UPDATE: Fabregas will be out six weeks.

Fabregas wasn't sure if he hurt injury when he was fouled by Carles Puyol to win the penalty or when he retrieved the ball from the back of the net after the penalty kick.

Like Rooney, who stepped awkwardly on his right ankle and sprained it on the play that led to Bayern Munich's winning goal in its 2-1 victory over Manchester United, Fabregas left the stadium on crutches and must await the results of a scan on Thursday.

"I fear the worst which is that I broke something," Fabregas said. "I took the penalty quite strong and I went to get the ball. After that, I couldn't walk anymore. We have to wait. But I hope I can wear the Arsenal shirt again this season."

Like Rooney, Fabregas has had a knee injury. He stayed in the game after his injury, limping around midfield.

"For 85 minutes it was not a gamble to play. I knew that there was something there but until the penalty I was feeling quite good," Fabregas said. "It was an amazing experience, an amazing game. I will remember it all my life but the injury makes it bad."

All four goals were scored in the second half. Zlatan Ibrahimovic scored both Barcelona goals, the first only 22 seconds after the break.

Substitute Theo Walcott pulled one back for Arsenal before Fabregas tied the score in the 85th minute.



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