Liverpool torpedoed Leeds (3-0) on Sunday in the Premier League, but lost their young midfielder Harvey Elliott to a terrible injury.
This is one of the images from the Premier League weekend. Harvey Elliott, the 18-year-old Liverpool prodigy, started for the third time in a row, was struck down by a horrific injury on the pitch. Leeds. The midfielder saw his left ankle go, much to the disgust of his teammates and Jürgen Klopp. His probable tibia-fibula fracture will make him miss many months with the Reds.
Despite this incident on the hour mark, which caused the direct exclusion of Pascal Struijk (60th), Liverpool largely dominated this shock of the 4th day of the Premier League to win 3-0 at Elland Road. Mohamed Salah first opened the scoring on a serve of Trent Alexander-Arnold (30th), and Fabinho, following a corner, scored the goal of the break (50th).
Liverpool in the top three
healthy mane missed many opportunities during the game, but, maintained on the field by his German coach, the Senegalese striker ended up registering the 3rd Liverpool goal in added time (92nd). Enough to allow LFC to join Manchester United and Chelsea at the top of the standings, with 10 points (but with a poorer goal difference than the Red Devils).
Marcelo Bielsa’s Peacocks have made a very difficult start to the season since they only have 2 points on the clock, for a current 17th place. Daniel James, Leeds’ new attacking reinforcement, was launched for the end of the match but the game was already folded with the exclusion of Struijk in the wake of Elliott’s stretcher exit.
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