Ben Godfrey suffers a HORROR ankle harm after tackling Chelsea’s Kai Havertz following his poor backpass to Jordan Pickford… as offended followers hope Everton keeper feels ‘sick’ for failing to sign the ball had gone out of play as a substitute of attempting to play on
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- Ben Godfrey has suffered a critical harm in Saturday’s recreation with Chelsea
- The Everton centre-back’s ankle appeared to twist backwards throughout the sort out
- The 24-year-old was stretchered off the pitch and brought to hosptial
After Godfrey delivered a botched again move to Jordan Pickford that appeared to exit of play, the Everton goalkeeper scrambled to maintain the ball in inadvertently permitting Chelsea’s Kai Havertz to choose up the ball in a harmful place.
Godfrey scrambled again to sort out Havertz, however in doing so landed awkwardly on his planted foot and sustained a critical harm to his proper ankle.
Ben Godfrey was instantly escorted from the pitch after struggling a critical ankle harm
Godfrey’s proper ankle appeared to twist backwards throughout his problem on Kai Havertz
The seriousness of Godfrey’s harm was instantly obvious, and the previous Norwich defender was escorted off the pitch on a stretcher with Mason Holgate subbed on to interchange him.
Everton boss Frank Lampard stated of Godfrey’s harm after the sport:
‘We predict it’s a small fracture of his fibula, so we are going to see how lengthy that might be.’
The Toffees’ harm woes continued later within the recreation, when Yerry Mina was additionally deemed unable to proceed within the second half and changed with Ruben Vinagre.
Within the aftermath of the incident, followers took to social media to query why Pickford hadn’t signaled to officers that the ball had gone out of play.
Person @cabbo1970 remarked: ‘Pickford should really feel sick kicking the ball again into play …… poor Godfrey … good child that’
One other consumer criticised the Everton defence: ‘It is the standard suspects. Pickford will masks his errors with a few good saves however continually making silly choices. Godfrey, I simply do not assume he has executed something in CB to indicate us he’s ok to be beginning.’
@oseiebenez additionally faulted the England goalkeeper’s resolution making: ‘Pickford has a choice making downside and it is about time he kinds it out.’
Twitter consumer @johnproc57, slammed Godfrey for his play within the leadup to the collision: ‘I believe he nearly bought the ball. Reckless problem although, went by way of him. If Pickford had signalled it had gone out, his mate would nonetheless be on the pitch.’
One other consumer laid blame with the officers for failing to flag for a nook when the ball initially went out of play: ‘Godfrey’s harm might have been averted if the linesman had flagged for a ball that was about half a mile out of play.’
Although the total extent of Godfrey’s harm isn’t at present identified, Rob Schofield confirmed that the defender has been rushed to Aintree Hospital to be assessed: ‘Everton have advised me that Ben Godfrey has a critical decrease leg harm and has been taken straight to Aintree Hospital to be assessed.’
Social media customers reacted to Godfrey’s harm in Everton’s recreation with Chelsea