Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott suffers a horrific ankle injury as Reds gets a 3-0 win over Leeds United on Sunday. Liverpool arrived on Ellan road for their fourth match in the Premier League, getting ready to face Leeds United. A game that was seen as an easy win for the reds arrived at a cost of losing their youngster Elliott due an injury.
Starting off the match Liverpool opened the scoring, thanks to Mohammed Salah who scored his 100th Premier League goal. The game was lead by Liverpool by that one goal as all the players returned to the dugout for half-time. Returning to the pitch the Reds scored again, this time Fabinho in the scoresheet at the 50th-minute mark.
All things going well for Liverpool, a horrific incident happed as Harvey Elliott was seen lying on the ground after Pascal Struijk tackled him. A long ball was unleashed which was collected by Elliott and he was running to the Leeds half. But before he could cross the center-line Leeds defender Struijk tackled him to get the ball. Which at the moment looked like a clean tackle.
But no, Liverpool youngster Harvey Elliott was seen lying in the ground holding his ankle as Liverpool surrounded him. The reds medical staff quickly entered the pitch to examine the injury. And later had to take Elliott out of the ground in a stretcher. Meanwhile, the referee used the VAR to look at the incident and handed Struijk a red card for the tackle.
Moving on with the game Liverpool finished it 3-0, the last goal was scored by Sadio Mane in the 90th minute. And later on, Liverpool confirmed that Harvey Elliott has suffered an ankle dislocation and he is fine now.
Harvey Elliott thanked the fans for all the recovery wishes he received from the Liverpool fans
While the youngster will be going through surgery in the next week. Following this means we would not be seeing Harvey Elliott for quite a time. And it is sad as he was flourishing in the Liverpool first team.
As the Liverpool youngster was being stretched off the pitch after suffering an ankle dislocation, he was bided with proud clapping’s. And taking him to the hospital, all get well soon wishes pondered in his social media profiles.
And upon his discharge from the hospital, he thanked all who had written him such sweet messages. Replying through an Instagram post he said, “I’m of course absolutely devastated with what happened yesterday at Leeds. But have been totally overwhelmed by the love and support shown to me by the entire football world. “Thank you so much to everyone who has reached out or sent messages to me and my family, it means so much to us.
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