The problem with Barcelona defense may remain the same as what we saw against Man City. As the weekend approaches, Pique and Alba are following a the process to a speedy recovery but it seems they may not be fully fit to play against Sevilla.
Although the club announced that Gerard Pique will be out of play for three weeks which kept the hopes high that he would feature in the game against City. After the wait, he wasn’t fit to play. Now he may not be ready for Sevilla too. The club do not want to take risk a more severe injury on the defender, hence he may not join the team on the trip to Sevilla.
Jordi Alba who has hamstring problem may not also be fully fit to face Sevilla. It was announced also by the club that he would be out of play for two weeks with the believe that he would be back on the pitch for the weekend game against Sevilla. He initially got the injury while he was on international duty, but it worsened when he was rushed back to play in the first leg of game of Barcelona-Man City.
However, the pair will not receive a call up form the Spain national team for representation in the international break in November. which will be around the second and third week of November.