Supporters of Tottenham Hotspur have reacted to some injury news on Liverpool’s Portuguese attacker, Diogo Jota.
On Sunday, Football.london relayed an article which shared some quotes from Jurgen Klopp in which he revealed that the 24-year-old forward would be absent for the Reds’ match with Spurs on Wednesday.
Speaking to Sky Sports, the German manager stated that Jota had picked up a knee injury in the 1-1 draw with FC Midtjylland in the Champions League on Wednesday.
Klopp said: “It’s worse than we first thought but better than what we [later] thought. The potential surgeons had a look at it and no surgery is needed, but he will be out for a while.”
This report was relayed to Tottenham fans on the Tottenham Hotspur – Football.London Facebook page and it had lots of them talking.
So, what did these Spurs fans have to say about the injury news on Diogo Jota?
Heading into the clash on Wednesday night, Spurs and Liverpool sit level on points at the summit of the Premier League, with Jose Mourinho’s side leading on goal difference (per BBC).
Does Jota's absence make it easier for Tottenham?
No, still a tough match
Yes, it makes it easier
So far this season, Jota has been the Reds’ sixth-best player in the top flight after earning a solid 6.84/10 average rating (per WhoScored).
The Portuguese attacker’s average rating has been earned over nine outings and over that time, he has scored five goals.
As can be seen in these responses from Spurs fans, there was a mixed reaction from them regarding Jota’s injury and the match on Wednesday.