There have been scary moments on the finish of Porto vs Belenenses on Thursday night.
The Primeira Liga conflict was goalless going into the closing levels of the sport.
After which, within the 84th minute, there was a fairly horrific conflict involving Porto defender, Nanu.
The Guinea-Bissau footballer bumped into the field to try to win the sport for his facet.
He was unable to get to the ball and clashed with Belenenses’ goalkeeper.
Play was instantly stopped as Nanu was immobile on the bottom.
An ambulance got here to help Nanu and, after round quarter-hour of medical therapy, he was taken to hospital in a neck brace.
Gamers from either side have been visibly distraught, with Pepe amongst those who have been in tears.
Pepe spoke of Nanu in his post-match interview.
He mentioned, per Próxima Jornada: “I want our group mate Nanu a speedy restoration. The medical doctors within the ambulance informed me that he was doing effectively, that he was already acutely aware”.
Reviews have since emerged, from Portuguese outlet Record, that Nanu’s CT scan detected a traumatic mind harm.
We want Nanu a speedy restoration and we hope he is again taking part in soccer as quickly as attainable.
18 minutes of added time was performed following the incident. Neither facet may discover a winner and thus the sport ended all sq..
Porto stay in second within the Portuguese prime tier, three factors behind Sporting Lisbon.
Belenenses are positioned in thirteenth, only a few factors above the relegation zone.