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Eric Abidal plays his first game since tumour surgery in Champions League draw with Real Madrid

Defender Eric Abidal has played his first game for Barcelona since recovering from tumour surgery as he came on in the dying minutes against Real Madrid on Tuesday evening.

The French left-back had not played since mid-March after the discovery of a tumour on his liver. The 31-year-old subsequently underwent surgery to have it removed and was included in the Champions League squad against Madrid by coach Pep Guardiola.

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