Artículo

Returning Gundogan limps out of impressive Manchester City return

20 septiembre 2017 22:33

Ilkay Gundogan suffered another injury scare after his return to the Manchester City starting line-up was cut short.

Germany midfielder Gundogan tore his right anterior cruciate ligament against Watford last December but came on during a 6-0 win over the same opponents on Saturday.

City boss Pep Guardiola handed the 26-year-old a start in Wednesday's EFL Cup third-round clash at West Brom and Gundogan was instrumental in a superb first-half showing from the visitors.

Leroy Sane opened the scoring in the third minute after Gundogan had a shot saved but the former Borussia Dortmund player had his outing curtailed before the hour.

Gundogan broke up a West Brom attack and embarked upon a driving run into the opposition half, when Claudio Yacob brought him down with a heavy tackle form behind.

Yacob, who later equalised for Albion in the 72nd minute, was booked by referee Mike Jones and, after a lengthy period of treatment, Gundogan limped off the field and down the tunnel accompanied by City's medical staff, with England full-back Kyle Walker sent on in his place.

Gundogan was in the latter stages of his recovery from a dislocated kneecap when he joined City from Dortmund – an injury that forced him to miss Euro 2016, while a back problem kept him out of Germany's triumphant 2014 World Cup campaign.

Últimas noticias

16 de diciembre 2017

 22:41
 22:32
 22:24
 22:09
 21:58
 21:55
 21:46
 21:42
 21:26
 21:10
 21:09
 20:53
 20:45
 20:41
 20:40
 20:34
 20:31
 20:31
 20:07
 19:59
 19:58
 19:57
 19:55
 19:51
 19:42
 19:42
 19:15
 18:58
 18:54
 18:45
 18:25
 18:24
 18:00
 17:58
 17:54
 17:53
 17:35
 17:31
 17:14
 17:05
 16:56
 16:55
 16:27
 16:01
 15:56
 15:49
 15:41
 15:25
 15:18
 14:51
 14:43
 14:39
 14:35
 14:26
 13:53
 13:53
 13:21
 13:18
 12:58
 12:56
 12:22
 12:19
 11:40
 11:31
 11:19
 10:50
 10:26
 09:52
 09:05
 08:22