Exciting Champions League Match: Xavi Simons’ Injury Scare in Clash Between Manchester City and RB Leipzig
Positive News for Xavi Simons despite Shoulder Injury Concerns
In the thrilling Champions League match between Manchester City and RB Leipzig, a concerning moment occurred involving Xavi Simons. The Dutchman was forced off the pitch with shoulder complaints fifteen minutes before the end of the game, leading to fears of a similar scenario to Dani Olmo’s injury. However, Leipzig seemed more optimistic after the match.
No Serious Concerns for Simons, Says Marco Rose
Recently, Olmo suffered a broken shoulder, which immediately raised concerns at Leipzig. According to manager Marco Rose, it appears that Simons’ injury is not as severe. “His shoulder will be examined on Wednesday,” Rose said quoted by Kicker. “He was already doing better in the dressing room. We hope his shoulder is not seriously affected.” The match between City and Leipzig ultimately ended in a 3-2 victory for Manchester City.
Simons once again showcased his immense value to the German club against City. The Dutchman provided the assist for Loïs Openda’s goal, making it his third consecutive Champions League match where he has been involved in a goal. So far, Simons is enjoying a successful stint at Leipzig, with six goals and nine assists in twenty matches, earning him rave reviews in the German newspapers.
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