Liverpool Vs Barcelona: Mohamed Salah ruled out due to head injury

Liverpool star player, Mohamed Salah has been ruled out if their second leg UEFA Champions League semi-final encounter with Barcelona.

This was after the Egyptian suffered an injury after a collision with Newcastle United goalkeeper Martin Dubravka on Saturday.

Salah suffer a head injury in the match which Liverpool won 3-2 to keep alive their Premier League title hopes.

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah

He scored a goal at St James Park to make the game 2-2 before he was stretched out after the collision. The goal was his 26th this season.

Speaking about the player’s situation, Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp said:

“It’s concussion so he wouldn’t be allowed to play. We cannot do it.

“He feels OK, but it is not good enough from a medical point of view.

Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah
Mohamed Salah

Also ruled out is Roberto Firmino due to injury.

“The situation is not what you want to have,” admitted Klopp. “You can’t play against Barcelona and tell the world, ‘watch this.’

“We try to win the game. If at a specific moment they give us an opportunity to go to the next round we try to do it.
“Together with our supporters it’s been a long season. There’s a little chance to make it longer but these are the last two home games of an incredible season.

“We should celebrate it with a good performance on the pitch and in the stands.”

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Segun Adewole

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