Jurgen Klopp provides injury update on Joel Matip

By Real11 - Dec 4 2023 237 Views


Joel Matip suffered a knee injury against Fulham

Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp revealed that Joel Matip suffered a knee injury in the match against Fulham. Liverpool duel against Fulham in Week 14 of the 2023/2024 Premier League at Anfield, Sunday (03/12/2023). This match turned out to be not easy for the Reds. Initially, it looked like they would be able to win easily. However, Liverpool ended up trailing 2-3. But Liverpool was finally able to recover. They finally won with a score of 4-3. In that match, Liverpool played Joel Matip to accompany Virgil van Dijk at the heart of the Reds' defense. Unfortunately, Matip could only play 69 minutes.

He was pulled out and replaced by Ibrahima Konate. Jurgen Klopp said Matip had a knee injury. "We lost Joel today and we haven't had a scan, but whatever you hear and see it won't happen soon," he said as reported by the Liverpool Echo. “That's the knee. "Unfortunate, but we have to get through this," continued Klopp. The 32-year-old centre-back Joel Matip's injury is something that Jurgen Klopp doesn't want. Because Liverpool had previously lost several players.

Thiago Alcantara is still not recovered likewise Stefan Bajcetic and Andrew Robertson. Most recently, Alisson Becker and Diogo Jota were also injured. Unfortunately, Alisson, Jota and Matip were injured when Liverpool entered a difficult period. In December they have to play a total of nine matches in all competitions. Two of these matches are big matches against Manchester United on December 17 and Arsenal on December 24 at Anfield. Liverpool is currently resting on the second spot in the EPL points table.


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