Leeds have announced that the English Football Association (FA) has not accepted their appeal against Struijk's red card for breaking Elliott's ankle. A decision that the Liverpool player did not like either. “I'm sorry for Pascal. I think it's wrong. But soon it will pass brother and you will be back in no time breaking it again. Stay positive, “the midfielder commented on Instagram.
Pascal Struijk jumped onto the field in the second half of the game against Liverpool and, 27 minutes later, had to leave the pitch with a direct red for the hard tackle to Elliott, who left the field on a stretcher and with a broken left ankle . Therefore, after the failure of the appeal, Pascal Struijk will not be able to play the next three games for Leeds against Newcastle and West Ham in the Premier League, and Fulham in the Carabao Cup.
“The operation has been a success”
Harvey Elliot has undergone successful surgery this Tuesday for a broken ankle, as reported by the player and Liverpool. The 18-year-old midfielder will be without playing for several months. However, the club has explained that they hope he can play again before the end of the season, although there is no date set for his return.
Elliot had started the season well with Liverpool, playing the four games that have been played in the Premier League, three of them as a starter.