In the Wolves’ Premier League match against Liverpool, Rui Patricio sustained a horrific head injury. At Molineux, the Portuguese shot-stopper collided with his teammate Conor Coady’s knee as he ran out of his six-yard box to close down Reds striker Mohamed Salah.
Patricio received treatment on the pitch, which caused a 13-minute delay.
The goalkeeper, who was wearing an oxygen mask and neck brace and was strapped to a backboard, seemed to be unconscious. Patricio was finally dismissed, and John Ruddy was brought in to take his place.
Ruddy was allowed to come on as a concussion replacement after Wolves had already made three changes against Liverpool. Nuno Espirito Santo, Wolves manager, stated that the goalkeeper is fine and aware following the match.
“We just got a new update. He’s fine, he’s awake, and he recalls what happened. He’s good, according to the doctor “Nuno remarked.
“It was a collision with Coady, and I believe Coady’s knee hit him in the head, but he’s fine. We’ve already talked, and thank God he’s fine. When it comes to a concussion in the brain, both of these conditions make us anxious. But he’ll be fine and will heal.”