Liverpool are left sweating on the health of star man Mohamed Salah two weeks away from Champions League ultimate with Actual Madrid as Egyptian limps out of FA Cup ultimate clutching his groin after simply 32 minutes
- The Egyptian departs Wembley pitch within the first half with suspected groin harm
- Liverpool face Actual Madrid in Paris in two weeks within the Champions League ultimate
- FA Cup ultimate was finely poised at 0-0 on the time of Salah’s withdrawal
Salah, Liverpool’s prime scorer this season, went down off the ball and was instantly surrounded teammates Thiago Alcantara and Sadio Mane earlier than being handled by a member of Liverpool’s medical staff.
Regardless of being consoled by his teammates, he appeared understandably upset as he departed to get replaced by Diogo Jota.
Mo Salah went down off the ball and was instantly withdrawn from the sphere of play
The Egyptian is consoled by his supervisor Jurgen Klopp (left) after leaving the pitch early
The Egyptian’s harm will go away Liverpool sweating over his health solely two weeks out from the Champions League ultimate in opposition to Actual Madrid in Paris on Could 28.
It’s not the primary time Salah has been compelled off early in a serious ultimate for Liverpool, with the Egyptian additionally leaving the Champions League ultimate in 2018 in opposition to Actual Madrid in Kyiv earlier than half-time because of a dislocated shoulder sustained in a twin with Sergio Ramos.
In a repeat of this 12 months’s Carabao Cup ultimate, Liverpool confronted off in opposition to Chelsea in English soccer’s showpiece fixture. The sport was finely poised at 0-0 on the time of his substitution, and completed that method after 90 minutes in a carbon copy of the League Cup ultimate in February.
To make issues worse for Liverpool, Virgil Van Dijk was withdrawn after 90 minutes forward of additional time the place he was changed by Joel Matip. It’s the first time Van Dijk has been substituted this season.
It’s unclear whether or not the Dutchman had sustained an harm or whether or not the choice was precautionary forward of an important two weeks for Liverpool.
Mo Salah shakes the hand of his alternative Diogo Jota after being compelled off via harm