Leeds United have been dealt an altogether premature double blow on the personnel entrance on Saturday night.
Jesse Marsch’s troops, after all, are at present locked in Premier League motion with champions Manchester Metropolis.
Previous to the conflict getting underway at Elland Street, although, regarding information stemming from the Peacocks’ camp was confirmed, as captain Liam Cooper was pressured to drag out of the membership’s beginning XI owing to an alleged hamstring damage.
Dangerous information for Leeds!
Captain Liam Cooper has picked up an damage within the warm-up.
He’s changed by Mateusz Klich.
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) April 30, 2022
And Leeds’ woes haven’t ended there.
With the half-time whistle approaching, one other member of the membership’s backline was too pressured to succumb to damage, albeit on this event a probably extra severe one.
The Whites star in query got here within the type of Stuart Dallas, who, after a heavy problem involving Metropolis’s Jack Grealish, got here off a lot the more serious.
The 31-year-old, after being tended to by Leeds’ medical crew amid widespread concern on the a part of these inside Elland Street, was ultimately stretchered from the sector of play, along with his proper leg in a brace.
45′ Play is stopped after Stuart Dallas and Jack Grealish collide. The #LUFC participant is stretchered off and changed by Dan James. 0-1
— Leeds United (@LUFC) April 30, 2022
Rodri on course
Turning attentions in direction of the scoreline, it’s Leeds who too at present path early within the 2nd-half of motion in west Yorkshire.
This comes after Phil Foden’s set-piece supply contained in the opening quarter of an hour was nodded dwelling by the very good Rodri:
Foden ➡️ Rodri
Man Metropolis settle the nerves with an early aim towards Leeds ☄️ pic.twitter.com/Y1CnRzOfpc
— Sky Sports activities Premier League (@SkySportsPL) April 30, 2022
Manchester Metropolis, in consequence, are at present primed to leapfrog Liverpool again to the summit of the Premier League desk, on the again of the Reds’ slender victory over Newcastle earlier this afternoon.
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