Unfortunately for Real Madrid, Jese went down early in the game with a knee injury. After writhing in pain on the pitch, a stretcher was called for and Gareth Bale was brought on.
Jese down inside opening two mins after barge in back from Kolasinac. Looks not so good & stretcher called for. Bale sent out to warm up.
— Dermot Corrigan (@dermotmcorrigan) March 18, 2014
There was a later update that Jese tore his ACL.
UPDATE: AS in Spain is reporting that Jese (Real Madrid) has torn his ACL.
— FOX Soccer Trax (@FOXSoccerTrax) March 18, 2014
If you missed the play, it was early in the game. You can see it below, it isn’t as graphic as other injuries I’ve seen and it is almost hard to tell that the injury occurred.
A closer angle:
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