Canada’s Alphonso Davies subbed off Bundesliga game after kick to the head

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Canadian soccer standout Alphonso Davies had to depart Bayern Munich’s game towards host Borussia Dortmund on Saturday after taking a boot to the face.

The incident occurred in the forty fifth minute at Signal Iduna Park when Davies challenged Dortmund’s Jude Bellingham for the ball. The English midfielder, utilizing his physique to defend the ball from Davies, knocked the ball into the air together with his proper foot, wanting to pivot and knock it away from the Canadian.

Davies acquired his head to the ball first and Bellingham’s boot related together with his face. The 21-year-old from Edmonton then fell to the floor, clutching his face.

Davies was substituted. There was no speedy phrase on the extent of the harm.

Bayern, which has received the previous 10 German league titles, performed to a 2-2 draw with Dortmund. They sit third in the standings with 16 factors (4 wins, 4 ties and a loss) in 9 video games.

Leon Goretzka and Leroy Sane scored for the defending champions. Youssoufa Moukoko and Anthony Modeste, in stoppage time, replied for the house workforce.

Instrumental to the Canadian males’s nationwide soccer workforce, Davies missed Canada’s ultimate six CONCACAF World Cup qualifying matches after growing signs of myocarditis, a light coronary heart situation.

He returned to the fold for CONCACAF Nations League matches towards Curacao and Honduras in June.

Canada’s head coach John Herdman will choose a 26-player roster to convey to the FIFA World Cup in Qatar, set for Nov.20 to Dec. 18.

The Canadian squad will play its first match in the event in 36 years when it takes on world No. 2 Belgium on Nov. 23.

Canada will then face Croatia on Nov. 28 earlier than wrapping up Group F motion in a match-up with Morocco on Dec. 1.

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