Terribly injured Jimenez Hospitalized After Nasty Clash

Terribly injured Brazilian defender David Luiz  and Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Mexican striker Raul Jimenez laid helpless after a terrible collision of their heads during an Premier League match between Arsenal against Wolverhampton Wanderers at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020.

Wolves striker Raul Jimenez was rushed to hospital after sustaining severe injury as compared to David Luiz after the nasty collision of heads on Sunday.

The Wolves striker was attended to on the pitch by medics for over 10 minutes before he was carried off pitch for further treatment


Sky Sports reported  that Raul Jimenez though terribly injured is alive in hospital and positively responding to treatment.

David Luiz however continued playing in the match with blood dripping into the white bandage wrapped around his head until half-time when he was substituted by Rob Holding.

Football’s lawmakers IFAB have allowed concussion substitutes to be used on a trial basis with the English Football Association in a bid to fully adapt the practice in this season’s FA Cup.

Wolverhampton Wanderers’ Mexican striker Raul Jimenez is currently receiving treatment after he collided his head with Arsenal defender David Luiz during their Premier league clash at the Emirates Stadium in London on November 29, 2020.

Former Chelsea and Celtic striker Chris Sutton has been an activist for the adaptation of the concussion substitutes and  investigation into the high rate of retired footballers suffering from neurodegenerative diseases.

“The terrible head collision between Raul Jimenez and David Luiz. It’s time football adapted and  refine the old practices to suit the current realities and immediately adapt the temporary concussion substitutes,” Chris Sutton tweeted.

“Jimenez is clearly in a bad shape but conscious. And has David Luiz been checked properly to confirm if his perfectly fine?”

Wolves ignored off the injury of their top scorer to bag a 2-1 lead before half-time as Pedro Neto and Daniel Podence where exceptional and in turn secured the 3 points for Wolves.