Premier League Star Taken Off The Pitch After Horrific Accident During Match (Photos)


France star, Giroud

Olivier Giroud left the pitch covered in blood after a horrific clash of heads with Chelsea team-mate Matt Miazga.

The 31-year-old was hauled off in the 58th minute and replaced by Ousmane Dembele during France’s clash with USA.

Giroud collapsed the ground and clutched his face as his team-mates surrounded him at the Groupama stadium.

The match was stopped for around five minutes as medical staff wrapped a large bandage around his head.

After being thoroughly checked over, the former Arsenal star managed to walk off the field without any assistance.

Miazga and the 31-year-old clashed heads as they jumped for a header following a corner kick.

Half of Miazga’s face was covered in blood and he was replaced by American ace Erik Palmer-Brown.

France were 1-0 down when the incident took place after Julian Green broke the deadlock in the first half.

Shortly after Giroud’s departure, Kylian Mbappe levelled the scoring for Didier Deschamps’ side.

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