Enner Valencia injured during Ecuador vs Netherlands match. Enner Valencia of Ecuador experienced a FIFA World Cup injury setback. During his team’s matchup with the Netherlands in the FIFA World Cup, Ecuador captain Enner Valencia was carried off the field on a stretcher. With three goals,now leads the tournament in scoring. Valencia scored against the Dutch as well, following up on the two goals he scored against Qatar on the first matchday of the tournament.
In the sixth minute of the match, Cody Gakpo gave the Dutch the lead. The PSV Eindhoven forward has now scored for Louis van Gaal’s squad in both games. Valencia, though, once again showed his mettle on the international stage by tying the score in the 49th. Andries Noppert, the tallest goalie in the FIFA World Cup, made an incredible save by squatting down to block Pervis Estupinan’s low shot. Enner Valencia, who was lurking yet watchful, made no mistakes in slipping the ball past the custodian who stood 6′ 8″ tall.
However, after seeing Valencia being carried out on a stretcher, Gustavo Alfaro will be concerned about the player’s fitness. Ecuador can be viewed as one of the underdogs for the FIFA World Cup based on their performances in the first two games. The team’s possible loss of Enner Valencia will be devastating.
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