Leeds lose Pascal Struijk red card appeal with Harvey Elliott immediately calling it ‘wrong’ and saying ‘sorry’ to rival


LEEDS UNITED have had Pascal Struijk’s red card appeal REJECTED by the FA.

The dedication was immediately referred to as ‘mistaken’ by Harvey Elliott who suffered a dislocated ankle inside the problem that led to the dismissal.

The variety out wasn’t initially deemed a foul by referee Craig PawsonCredit: GETTY IMAGES

Struijk, 22, was despatched off all through the 3-0 defeat to Liverpool after his variety out led to a horror harm to Elliott.

Struijk will now serve a three-match ban, which suggests he’ll miss Leeds’ video video video games in opposition to Newcastle, Fulham all through the Carabao Cup and West Ham.

The dedication to uphold Struijk’s suspension seen a direct response from Elliott.

He wrote on social media: “Sorry about this Pascal. I think it’s wrong!

“But it’ll soon blow over brother and you’ll be back in no time smashing it again. Keep positive.”

Prior to the FA dedication, Elliott had made clear he did not suppose the type out was worthy of a red card.

Elliott, 18, posted on Instagram: “(It) wasn’t his fault in any method! 

“Neither was it a red card just a freak accident but these things happen in football.”

Struijk issued an apology on social media after the sport, wishing Elliott appropriately in his restoration.

He talked about: “In immediately’s recreation one issue occurred that I’d under no circumstances want on anybody.

“@harveyelliott07, my ideas are with you, I’m gutted and under no circumstances meant this to occur.

“I wish you a speedy recovery and hope to see you back on the pitch soon.”

With confidence we anticipate him to carry out as quickly as further later all through the season.

Liverpool physician on Harvey Elliott

Liverpool have confirmed the midfielder has undergone successfully ankle surgical course of and that they’re even assured he’ll play as quickly as further this season.

The membership’s physician, Dr Jim Moxon, outlined how the medical workforce had been ready to cut back the dislocation on the pitch.

He talked about: “Harvey sustained a fracture dislocation of his left ankle in the course of the recreation.

“We had been ready to cut back the dislocation immediately on the pitch and Harvey had surgical course of immediately to restore the fracture and ligaments broken all through the incident.

“The operation was worthwhile so his comeback begins now.

“We won’t put pressure on him by setting a specific timeframe beyond being able to say with confidence we expect him to feature again later in the season following our rehab programme.”

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