Arsenal goalie, Bernd Leno was injured during the match against Brighton and Hove Albion. He went up for the ball and was met in the air by an opponent. That causes an awkward landing. Leno was injured and he appears to be in a lot of pain. He is showing a lot of distress, as Arsenal sub goalkeeper. Martinez is getting read. it appears like a serious injury for Leno. Fouled by Neal Naupay.
This is Leno’s second year with Arsenal and he can be out for a long time. Backup Martinez is in the game for him. This is Martinez’s first appearance in the premier league in 2 and a half years.
Rio Ferdinand on Leno’s injury: “You can’t blame Maupay for that. It’s a contact sport, he didn’t use any excessive force.” [BT]
Arsenal keeper Bernd Leno stretchered off after their first game back against Manchester City, Arsenal had lost a couple of players to injuries and suspensions. Now their first-choice goalkeeper Bernd Leno has been taken off with a leg injury.