The official website for European football

Villarreal's Catalá set for six weeks out

Published: Thursday 24 November 2011, 11.30CET
Villarreal CF defender José Catalá will be out of action for around six weeks after suffering a left thigh tear in the lead-up to Tuesday’s 3-1 defeat by FC Bayern München.
Villarreal's Catalá set for six weeks out
José Catalá in action against Bayern on matchday one ©Getty Images
Published: Thursday 24 November 2011, 11.30CET

Villarreal's Catalá set for six weeks out

Villarreal CF defender José Catalá will be out of action for around six weeks after suffering a left thigh tear in the lead-up to Tuesday’s 3-1 defeat by FC Bayern München.

Villarreal CF will be without José Catalá for their final UEFA Champions League Group A encounter at home to SSC Napoli after the defender sustained a left thigh tear.

Catalá, who had previously played every minute of Villarreal's group stage campaign, missed Tuesday's 3-1 defeat at FC Bayern München after picking up the injury during Monday training. Having subsequently undergone tests, the full-back has been ruled out for up to six weeks.

The Yellow Submarine are yet to register a point ahead of the visit of Napoli on 7 December.

Last updated: 24/11/11 12.54CET

Related information

Player profiles
Team profiles

http://www.uefa.com/uefachampionsleague/news/newsid=1721961.html#villarreals+catala+weeks

UEFA.com features

See another unbelievable Ricardinho futsal goal
  • See another unbelievable Ricardinho futsal goal
  • Watch the best Futsal EURO group goals
  • UEFA Futsal EURO group stage in photos
  • Watch outrageous Italy futsal goal by Benfica's Patias
  • Watch Ricardinho's stunning Futsal EURO goal
  • The best UEFA Futsal EURO skills so far
  • How will Shakhtar manage without Alex Teixeira?
  • The soccer player who won Super Bowl VI
  • Futsal first for Brazil's Alex Teixeira
  • The longest unbeaten runs in European football
1 of 10