Liverpool dealt ANOTHER defensive harm blow as Andy Robertson carried off the pitch throughout Athletic Bilbao pleasant
LIVERPOOL’S woeful luck with defensive accidents has continued as Andy Robertson went off injured throughout their pleasant towards Athletic Bilbao.
The 27-year-old Scot rolled his ankle when trying to cease a cross and was left in a heap on the ground.
Robertson went down after rolling his ankle throughout the friendlyCredit: Getty
The Scot seemed dejected as he was carried off by physiosCredit: Reuters
The season kicks off subsequent weekend and Robertson seems set to overlook outCredit: Getty
He was then substituted at half time for teen Owen Beck as Jurgen Klopp took no possibilities with him as the brand new Premier League season quick approaches.
The Reds went on to attract the sport 1-1 as Diogo Jota’s thirteenth minute opener was cancelled out by Alejandro Berenguer Remiro’s second half equaliser.
It has not been confirmed how lengthy Robertson shall be dominated out for.
After another pleasant match towards Osasuna on Monday, Liverpool kick off their marketing campaign away at newly-promoted Norwich Metropolis on Saturday.
And the concern round extra defensive disruption for Klopp come after a very unfortunate earlier marketing campaign during which the crew suffered quite a few accidents.
Virgil van Dijk and Joe Gomez had been each dominated out for the remainder of the season earlier than Christmas, whereas Joel Matip additionally struggled together with his health.
The disaster led Klopp to play midfielders Jordan Henderson and Fabinho as centre-backs, with each of them additionally selecting up accidents at various phases of the season.
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With the intention to fight the issue, Liverpool additionally dipped into the switch market and signed Schalke defender Ozan Kabak.
However the chopping and altering on the again did present as they conceded 9 extra targets than they managed throughout their title-winning season.
Klopp was lastly in a position to area a powerful again 4 towards Bilbao which consisted of Robertson, Van Dijk, Matip and Trent Alexander-Arnold.
However that quartet had been swiftly damaged aside as soon as extra following Robertson’s first half harm.
In the meantime, Liverpool’s match with Bilbao was delayed by half-hour following points referring to ‘entry processes and matchday operations’ which held up followers with the ability to get into Anfield.
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