#sports activities Everton defender Ben Godfrey suffers a HORROR ankle damage after tackling Chelsea’s Kai Havertz
Ben Godfrey suffers a HORROR ankle damage after tackling Chelsea’s Kai Havertz following his poor backpass to Jordan Pickford… as offended followers hope Everton keeper feels ‘sick’ for failing to sign the ball had gone out of play as an alternative of attempting to play on
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- Ben Godfrey has suffered a critical damage in Saturday’s sport with Chelsea
- The Everton centre-back’s ankle appeared to twist backwards throughout the deal with
- The 24-year-old was stretchered off the pitch and brought to hosptial
Everton defender Ben Godfrey has sustained a critical damage after tackling Kai Havertz of their Premier League opener in opposition to Chelsea at Goodison Park.
After Godfrey delivered a botched again cross to Jordan Pickford that appeared to exit of play, the Everton goalkeeper scrambled to maintain the ball in inadvertently permitting Chelsea’s Kai Havertz to select up the ball in a harmful place.
Godfrey scrambled again to deal with Havertz, however in doing so landed awkwardly on his planted foot and sustained a critical damage to his proper ankle.
Ben Godfrey was instantly escorted from the pitch after struggling a critical ankle damage
Godfrey’s proper ankle appeared to twist backwards throughout his problem on Kai Havertz
The seriousness of Godfrey’s damage was instantly obvious, and the previous Norwich defender was escorted off the pitch on a stretcher with Mason Holgate subbed on to exchange him.
Everton’s damage woes continued later within the sport, when Yerry Mina was pressured off with an damage within the second half and changed with Ruben Vinagre.
In the aftermath of the incident, followers took to social media to query why Pickford hadn’t signaled to officers that the ball had gone out of play.
User @cabbo1970 remarked: ‘Pickford should really feel sick kicking the ball again into play …… poor Godfrey … good child that’
Another consumer criticised the Everton defence: ‘It’s the standard suspects. Pickford will masks his errors with a few good saves however consistently making silly choices. Godfrey, I simply do not assume he has accomplished something in CB to indicate us he’s adequate to be beginning.’
@oseiebenez additionally faulted the England goalkeeper’s resolution making: ‘Pickford has a choice making drawback and it’s about time he kinds it out.’
Twitter consumer @johnproc57, slammed Godfrey for his play within the leadup to the collision: ‘I believe he nearly bought the ball. Reckless problem although, went via him. If Pickford had signalled it had gone out, his mate would nonetheless be on the pitch.’
Another consumer laid blame with the officers for failing to flag for a nook when the ball initially went out of play: ‘Godfrey’s damage may have been averted if the linesman had flagged for a ball that was about half a mile out of play.’
Though the total extent of Godfrey’s damage will not be at the moment identified, Rob Schofield confirmed that the defender has been rushed to Aintree Hospital to be assessed: ‘Everton have advised me that Ben Godfrey has a critical decrease leg damage and has been taken straight to Aintree Hospital to be assessed.’
Social media customers reacted to Godfrey’s damage in Everton’s sport with Chelsea