Espirito Santo, Klopp relieved after Patricio deemed 'OK'


Soccer Football - Premier League - Wolverhampton Wanderers v Liverpool - Molineux Stadium, Wolverhampton, Britain - March 15, 2021 Wolverhampton Wanderers' Rui Patricio receives medical attention after sustaining an injury Pool via REUTERS/Jason Cairnduff

WOLVERHAMPTON, England (Reuters) - Wolverhampton Wanderers manager Nuno Espirito Santo was relieved after the club's medical staff said goalkeeper Rui Patricio escaped what initially looked like a serious head injury during their 1-0 Premier League home defeat by Liverpool.

Patricio collided with team mate Conor Coady in the closing stages of the game and had to be carried off on a stretcher after receiving lengthy treatment, having lay on the ground motionlessly with a concussion for several minutes.

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