Lloris suffers horror elbow injury as Brighton score early goal against Spurs

first_imgHUGO LLORIS was given a dose of morphine after suffering a horror elbow injury just 149 seconds into Tottenham’s game against Brighton.The French goalkeeper was left screaming in pain after his left arm buckled under his weight as he tumbled to the floor.8 The left arm of Hugo Lloris buckles horribly out of shape under his bodyCredit: AFP or licensors8 Lloris falls onto his left arm after spilling an early cross to gift Brighton the lead8 The elbow buckles horribly under the body of Lloris to leave the Spurs star screaming in agonyLloris, 32, had spilled the ball on his own line dealing with a high cross, gifting Brighton the lead through Neal Maupay in the third minute at the Amex Stadium.While the Seagulls ran off in celebration, the World Cup winning goalkeeper was left writhing in pain at the back of his own net.Worried team-mates called the Spurs medics onto the pitch where they found the team captain unable to move.Specialist first administered some laughing gas to the stricken star in an effort to dull the pain.And as played was held up for six minutes, they then placed an oxygen mask on the player in order to attempt to control his breathing.Lloris was finally lifted carefully onto a stretcher where he was carried away to the dressing rooms where morphine was administered, and he was then rushed by ambulance to a local hospital.More from footballTHROUGH ITRobbie Keane reveals Claudine’s father was ’50-50′ in coronavirus battleTOP SELLERGavin Whelan has gone from League of Ireland to David Beckham’s InstagramExclusiveRIYAD RAIDMan City’s Riyad Mahrez has three luxury watches stolen in £500,000 raidPicturedAN EYEFULMeet Playboy model and football agent Anamaria Prodan bidding to buy her own clubI SAW ROORodallega saw Rooney ‘drinking like madman’ & Gerrard ‘on bar dancing shirtless’NEXT STEPJonny Hayes set to move to English Championship having been let go by Celtic8 Lloris had spilled a high cross from under his crossbar, leading to him tumbling to the floorCredit: BT Sport8 The Spurs star was left screaming in agony as medics rushed to his aidCredit: ReutersIt was a nightmare start to the match for Spurs – their first game since their 7-2 thrashing at the hands of Bayern Munich in the Champions League.Just when manager Mauricio Pochettino was hoping for an instant response, the error put his side on the back foot immediately.But those frustrations were put to one side when it quickly became apparent just how serious an injury Lloris had suffered.8 The medics attempted to stabilise the joint as Tottenham star Lloris writhed in painCredit: BT Sport8 Lloris bites on the mouthpiece of the gas he was given on the pitchCredit: Reuters8 Lloris was eventually carried away on a stretcher having been given gas and oxygen in an attempt to dull the painCredit: PA:Press AssociationArgentinian goalkeeper Paulo Gazzaniga was forced to come straight onto the pitch as his replacement as Spurs were forced into an instant reshuffle.The likelihood is that Lloris will not be forced to spend a long period on the sidelines, leaving the North London club short on options between the posts.It means youngster Alfie Wightman is now likely to be elevated to become the back-up keeper at least until the January transfer window.Lloris 🙏🏼— David de Gea (@D_DeGea) October 5, 2019last_img read more