Liverpool Key Defender Sustains Injury at Etihad Stadium

Liverpool’s defensive woes continued on Sunday, November 8, when left Back Trent Alexander-Arnold went down with an injury and was substituted at the hour mark.
The England International is the latest member of the Reds’ back line to pick up an injury, with his counterpart Virgil van Dijk already ruled out for several months with knee ligament damage.
Furthermore, stand-in defender Fabinho is also missing with a hamstring problem he picked up in his side’s Champions League victory over Midtjylland.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp had to come to terms with some of his best defenders out with an injury and had been left with inexperienced defenders Rhys Williams and Nathaniel Phillips to fill the gaps.
Fortunately, Joel Matip came back from injury to partner with Joe Gomez in the heart of their defense against Pep Guardiola’s team.
The former champions battled Manchester City in a match that pitted the two rivals who shared points at the Etihad Stadium.
Kyle Walker conceded a penalty against Liverpool after he fouled the Senegalese International, Sadio Mane.
Mo Salah thrusted the ball in to seal off his ninth goal across all competitions. City pulled back with a goal before the break as Gabriel Jesus netted the ball past Ederson Moraes.
Meanwhile, Chelsea pulled out a comfortable win at Stamford Bridge on Saturday as they battered Sheffield United 4-1.
Frank Lampard was full of praise for new stars Timo Werner, Thiago Silva and Ben Chilwell who netted the ball while Tammy Abraham also got on the scoresheet to give the home side a convincing victory. The Blues are currently third in the Premier League table.
Manchester United on Saturday pulled a comeback victory against Everton 3-1 to grasp three crucial points.
Manager, Ole Gunnar Solskjær, who was delighted at the victory, admitted that it came at a cost. He confirmed three key players sustained an injury following the match.
“Yes. Victor’s back, Marcus’s shoulder, Luke Shaw’s hamstring. That’s three I can remember from the top of my head. I hope everyone else is okay. David didn’t play [in midweek] but he had a groin problem before the game,” he said.

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