Pascal Struijk (22), the Dutch defender with Belgian roots from Leeds United, was sent off after breaking the ankle of Harvey Elliott (18), a young Liverpool winger.
A tackle that seemed more unlucky than violent, Struijk even taking the ball; Leeds agree, and have confirmed they have appealed the red card.
On the Liverpool side, Jürgen Klopp gave some details about Elliott’s injury:
“He has already accepted the fact that he will be absent for a long time. He is in London and will be operated on today. “he told Sky Sports.
The road to recovery will then be long for Harvey Elliott.