MX23RW : Sunday, May 22 14:37:02| >> :120:19539:19539:
[monks data]
Jan 25, 2022 at 4pm UK
2 - 0
Cape Verde
Mane (63'), Dieng (90+2')
Mendy (72')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Andrade (21'), Vozinha (57')

Liverpool's Sadio Mane taken off with suspected concussion against Cape Verde

Sadio Mane taken off with suspected concussion against Cape Verde
© Reuters
Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane is substituted with a suspected concussion during Senegal's Africa Cup of Nations victory over Cape Verde on Tuesday.

Liverpool attacker Sadio Mane was forced off with a suspected concussion during Senegal's Africa Cup of Nations victory over Cape Verde on Tuesday.

The former Southampton man went in for a 50-50 with goalkeeper Vozinha following a long ball over the top in the 53rd minute, which culminated in both players hitting the deck after a nasty clash of heads.

Mane appeared to have been knocked clean out by the challenge - for which Vozinha was sent off - but the Senegal attacker controversially played on and broke the deadlock in some style with a curling effort in the 63rd minute.

However, Mane ultimately dropped down to the turf again with 20 minutes remaining and was helped to his feet by teammates before staggering off the field.

The severity of Mane's suspected concussion is currently unclear, but the 29-year-old has emerged as a major doubt for the AFCON quarter-finals, with Senegal set to face either Mali or Equatorial Guinea in the last eight.

Mane's replacement Bamba Dieng scored Senegal's second in their 2-0 win over Cape Verde in the last-16, with the Marseille man wrapping up the victory in the second minute of second-half injury time.

Mane has 10 goals to his name for Liverpool in all competitions this season, with Jurgen Klopp's side back in action against Cardiff City in the FA Cup on February 6 following the break.

ID:476295:1false2false3false:QQ:: from db desktop :LenBod:collect3018:

Click here for more stories about Sadio Mane

Click here for more stories about Liverpool

How you voted: Senegal vs Cape Verde

Cape Verde
Collect / Create New Data
Share this article now:
Did you know...?
Liverpool's Roberto Firmino celebrates scoring against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on December 16, 2020
Read Next:
Mane: 'Firmino deserves more credit than me or Salah'
Sports Mole Logo
Enter your email address to subscribe to Sports Mole's free daily transfer newsletter! Sent twice a day during the transfer window.

rhs 2.0
Todays Game Header Right
Premier League
La Liga
Serie A
Taca de Portugal
Turkish Super Lig
Belgian Pro League
Swiss Super League
Norwegian Eliteserien
Swedish Allsvenskan
Danish Superliga
Finnish Veikkausliiga
Belarusian Premier League
Serie B
Major League Soccer
Argentine Primera Division
Uruguayan Primera Division
Liga MX
Australian A-League
J1 League
1Manchester CityMan City37286396247290
4Tottenham HotspurSpurs372151164402468
6Manchester UnitedMan Utd371610115756158
7West Ham UnitedWest Ham371681359481156
8Wolverhampton WanderersWolves37156163740-351
9Leicester CityLeicester371310145858049
10Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton371115113943-448
12Newcastle UnitedNewcastle371210154261-1946
13Crystal Palace371015124946345
14Aston Villa37136185051-145
18Leeds UnitedLeeds37811184078-3835
RNorwich CityNorwich3757252379-5622

Subscribe to our Newsletter

Match previews - Daily
Transfer Talk Daily
Morning Briefing (7am UTC)
Ultra close-up image of Kevin De Bruyne [NOT FOR USE IN ARTICLES]Get the latest transfer news, match previews and news direct to your inbox!