Monday, November 30, 2020

Eric Bailly sustains head injury during Manchester United’s FA Cup semi-final against Chelsea

 was stretchered off at Wembley Stadium after suffering a head injury during ’s semi-final against .

Bailly returned to the action but suffered another blow to the head when he collided with Maguire as the pair tried to challenge Olivier Giroud for the ball.

Bailly, who started in a three-man defence alongside Victor Lindelof and Harry Maguire, suffered a clash of heads with ’s Kurt Zouma in the first half.

Maguire and Bailly both needed treatment from medical staff, with the United captain being bandaged up due to a cut on his head.

Bailly suffered a cut on top of his head and slowly walked off the pitch under the guidance of medical staff, though the defender was then laid prone on the turf before being loaded on to a stretcher.

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