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Liverpool star Mohamed Salah suffers more cup final heartache with injury against Chelsea, putting Champions League revenge over Real Madrid in doubt as Virgil van Dijk also sparks fears during FA Cup triumph

Mohamed Salah’s goals of Champions League ultimate revenge in opposition to Real Madrid might be over after the Egyptian was substituted off with an harm within the FA Cup ultimate victory over Chelsea – and was later joined by Virgil van Dijk.

The Premier League’s prime scorer pulled up within the first-half, earlier than hitting the deck in discomfort as Liverpool edged out Chelsea on penalties to win the FA Cup.

Salah left the game early, walking off on his own accord

Salah left the sport early, strolling off on his personal accord

But it was a carbon copy of the incident that will keep Fabinho out until Liverpool’s final game of the season

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However it was a carbon copy of the incident that may maintain Fabinho out till Liverpool’s ultimate sport of the season

Salah was then faraway from the fray within the thirty third minute instead of Diogo Jota, however left the Wembley turf of his personal accord.

He was later joined on the bench by talismanic defender Van Dijk who was withdrawn in favour of Joel Matip forward of additional time.

Van Dijk stated after the match: “We’re going to check it out. I felt in the first half when I sprinted, I felt a twinge behind my knee, I played on. In the end, I can’t risk it for the team and I need to trust Joel. Hopefully it will be fine.”

Jurgen Klopp had already been dealt an uncomfortable blow within the Reds earlier fixture with a mirror-image incident taking out key midfielder Fabinho.

The Brazilian equally walked off the pitch after half-hour throughout a 2-1 Premier League win over Aston Villa, and was later confirmed to have picked up a hamstring pressure.

Fabinho will now be out of motion till Liverpool’s Champions League ultimate assembly with Madrid on Might 28, and issues might be extra extreme for Salah.

Salah’s decision not to take any risks may prove wise

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Salah’s choice to not take any dangers could show sensible


Van Dijk’s removal may have been tactical

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Van Dijk’s removing could have been tactical

“It depends on the severity, but he doesn’t look happy,” stated talkSPORT commentator Andy Townsend.

“With what they’ve got at stake, if he’s got any sort of twinge, you don’t play through it. It’s a wise move if he felt something.”

Salah had beforehand expressed his pleasure at touchdown Madrid within the European Cup ultimate, the facet he confronted with Liverpool in 2019, however left the pitch in tears after a tangle with Sergio Ramos.

“I want to play Madrid, I have to be honest,” the ahead stated after reaching the ultimate.

“Because we lost in the final before against them. So I want to play against them, hopefully win it against them as well.”

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