David de Gea felt a muscular downside at half-time throughout Spain’s 1-1 draw with Sweden however demanded to proceed taking part in earlier than he was finally compelled off within the second half.
Marcus Berg headed house a scrappy opener previous De Gea within the 50th minute and the goalkeeper’s evening was about to get a lot worse as he went down injured on the hour mark.
The 28-year-old shot-stopper instantly went to floor after trying a aim kick and appeared in some discomfort as he hobbled his method off the pitch alongside Spain’s medical workers.
Chelsea star Kepa Arrizabalaga got here on in De Gea’s place for the rest of the Euro 2020 qualifier.
Sweden heading for victory because the clock wound down at Stockholm’s Friends Arena earlier than Rodrigo scored a dramatic injury-time equaliser to ebook Spain’s place at subsequent summer season’s match.
The sight of De Gea hobbling off the pitch on Tuesday evening will undoubtedly be a conern for Ole Gunnar Solskjaer ahead of Manchester United’s clash with Premier League leaders and bitter rivals Liverpool this weekend.
And it seems De Gea’s injury was partly self-inflicted as he refused to return off at half-time when he first felt the issue.
‘He had pain in the abductor muscle but he received treatment at half-time and wanted to keep playing,’ Moreno mentioned following Spain’s draw.
‘He gave us his word, but in the end he couldn’t proceed.’
Manchester United followers look away 🙈
David de Gea has been subbed off after showing to tweak one thing while
clearing the ball.
— Sky Sports Football (@SkyFootball) October 15, 2019