Hazard injured again for Real in Alaves defeat

Eden Hazard suffered another injury setback on Saturday as he was substituted in the first half of 's defeat by Alaves in , with what coach later described as just a "knock".

Football Haberleri Giriş Tarihi: 29 Kasım 2020 Pazar 12:12
The Belgium international, whose first season in Spain was ravaged by injury, was replaced by Rodrygo in the 28th minute, shortly after appealing for a penalty.

Hazard appeared to be caught on his left knee by an Alaves defender as he chased down the rebound after his shot was saved, and was pictured grimacing moments later.

"Eden, I think and I hope it was just a simple knock. That's what he told us. That it's just a knock, that it's not muscular," Zidane said after the 2-1 loss.

The 29-year-old was limited to just 22 appearances in 2019-20 after joining Real from for 100 million euros ($119.6 million), scoring just one goal.

He missed the start of this season due to injury and then tested positive for coronavirus on November 7.

He scored a penalty for his first Champions League goal in a Real shirt in the club's 2-0 win at Inter Milan in midweek.



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