Cesar Azpilicueta,메이저사이트 who was devoted to defending, collapsed in a big accident.
Team captain Azpilicueta applauded the home fans even as he collapsed.
Chelsea lost 0-1 in the 24th round of the 2022/23 Premier League against Southampton at Stamford Bridge on the 19th (Korean time). Chelsea, who failed to overturn James Ward-Prowse’s free kick in the 46th minute of added time in the first half, failed to add points.
Another bad news continued for Chelsea, who continued the chase. In the 28th minute of the second half, in a defensive situation, when Azpilicueta was trying to clear the ball with a header, Secu Mara attempted an overhead kick and instead of the ball, Azpilicueta’s head was kicked.
Azpilicueta collapsed immediately, and players from both teams ran to check his condition and give first aid. In the meantime, the medical staff also ran quickly. Emergency treatment continued on the ground for 10 minutes, and he was carried off the field on a stretcher wearing an oxygen mask.
While being carried on a stretcher, Aspilicueta produced a touching scene in which he responded with applause to the home fans who gave him a standing ovation.
Despite the sluggish situation, it was a response to the claim to the home fans who visited the stadium and applause filled with gratitude.
After the match, manager Graham Porter said of Azpilicueta’s condition: “He’s in the hospital. He’s in the best place. He’s conscious and he’s talking to his wife. We’re really worried, especially right after it happened. He did. He’s in the best place and continues to monitor the situation.”
“I thought Azpilicueta was momentarily unconscious, so we took all first aid and to be sure he’s fine. It was a really worrying and horrific accident.”
Meanwhile, Chelsea lost to Southampton at the bottom of the table, and fell into a swamp without a win in their last 10 official games. Currently, Chelsea are in 10th place and are in a swamp of sluggishness with a closer point difference from the relegation zone.