Ben Godfrey

Ben Godfrey was injured early in the match against Chelsea. The defender was assisted on the field. Then the Englishman was loaded onto a stretcher, put on an oxygen mask and carried off the field. Everton say Godfrey has been hospitalized

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Ben Godfrey

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Everton defender Ben Godfrey was injured at the beginning of the match of the first round of the English Premier League (EPL) against Chelsea. About it informs press service of the Liverpool club.

The central defender suffered an ankle injury in the tenth minute of the match against London midfielder Kai Havertz. After the collision of the players, the chief referee Craig Pawson stopped the game for eight minutes. The 24-year-old defender was assisted on the field. As a result, Godfrey was loaded onto a stretcher, put on an oxygen mask and carried off the field. He was replaced by Mason Holgate.

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Frank Lampard (left)

Everton later reported that Godfrey was hospitalized. The severity of his injury has not yet been reported.

In the match “Everton” – “Chelsea”, which takes place in Liverpool, is the 95th minute. The guests lead with a score of 1:0. The only goal in the game from the penalty spot was scored by Jorginho in the ninth minute added to the first half.

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