Liverpool has lost striker Mohamed Salah ahead of the crunch semi-final second leg Champions League clash with Barcelona.
The Egyptian star was stretchered off during Liverpool’s clash with Newcastle after a heavy collision with opposition goalkeeper Martin Dubravka. He went down after and received lengthy treatment on the pitch before eventually leaving the field on a stretcher.
Salah was applauded by all sides of St James’ Park following the injury, which came with 20 minutes left of a pulsating game against Rafael Benitez’s side, Liverpool Echo reported.
The winger had earlier given Liverpool a 2-1 lead in the game with a clever, right-foot finish. Belgian striker Divock Origi was his replacement.