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Defender Yasser Al-Shahrani was injured in a match against Argentina at the World Cup after a collision with his own goalkeeper

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Saudi Arabia defender Yasser Al-Shahrani, who was injured in the World Cup match against the team of Argentina, was diagnosed with a broken jaw and several facial bones. About it informs gulf today.

The player was injured in stoppage time for the second half. After a pass into the penalty area, the goalkeeper of his own team, Mohammed Al-Owais, crashed into him. Al-Shahrani was hit in the head with a knee, he was unable to continue the meeting and was carried off the field on a stretcher.



After an x-ray, it was found that Al-Shahrani had a broken jaw and several facial bones, and he needed urgent surgery due to internal bleeding.

It is noted that Mohammed bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia, ordered that the footballer be flown on a private plane to Germany for treatment.

The Saudi Arabia national team beat Argentina 2-1 the day before. King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud declared November 23 a day off.

In the second round, Saudi Arabia will play against Poland on November 26. The bookmaker’s office “Fonbet” accepts bets on the victory of the Poles with a coefficient of 1.73, the Saudis – 5.10, on a draw – 3.70.

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