Manchester City are sweating on new accidents to Kevin De Bruyne and Kyle Walker after their intense Champions League conflict at Atletico Madrid.
City drew 0-0 on the Wanda Metropolitan to progress 1-0 on combination in a tense ambiance towards a bodily Atletico facet. While they arrange a semi-final towards Real Madrid, City additionally picked up two damage considerations as De Bruyne and Walker needed to be substituted.
After the sport, supervisor Pep Guardiola confirmed the pair are damage doubts for the FA Cup semi-final at Wembley towards Liverpool on Saturday.
De Bruyne was first to be substituted for City, and TV photos confirmed a physio placing ice on his ankle on the bench, with the Belgian in dialogue together with his teammates.
Then Walker went to clear a ball solely to go down underneath strain, showing to twist his ankle barely. He acquired remedy earlier than making an attempt to hold on, however in the end went down once more and was changed by Nathan Ake.
“ We are in big trouble,” mentioned Guardiola when requested in regards to the damage standing after the sport. “We played three days ago, now have a lot of injuries, I don’t know what will happen in the next weeks.
“We are going to have fun. It’s the third time we’re in semi-finals of the Champions League, an enormous success and completely satisfied to be there.”