Aug 21, 2013 at 10pm UK at ​Vicente Calderon Stadium
AtleticoAtletico Madrid
1-1
Barcelona
Villa (12')
Juanfran (36'), Filipe (39')
FT(HT: 1-0)
Neymar (66')
Busquets (43')

Lionel Messi suffers injury scare

Barcelona's Lionel Messi in action against Thailand XI during a friendly match on August 7, 2013
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Barcelona striker Lionel Messi will undergo tests after picking up a thigh injury in the Super Cup.

Barcelona striker Lionel Messi faces an anxious wait to determine the severity of a thigh injury he picked up during Wednesday's 1-1 draw with Atletico Madrid.

The Argentine international was substituted at half time in the Spanish Super Cup clash, and will now undergo tests.

"Messi has been replaced as a precaution following some discomfort in the back of the left thigh," read a post on Barcelona's Twitter account.

Messi missed the end of last season with a hamstring strain, but it remains unknown whether the new injury is related.

During the match, Neymar headed an equaliser for Barcelona after David Villa had given Atletico the lead with a wonder goal against his former club.

David Villa in action during his presentation as a new Atletico de Madrid player at Estadio Vicente Calderon on July 15, 2013
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