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David Ospina: Arsenal goalkeeper collapses during Napoli game

David Ospina
David Ospina needed urgent treatment after collapsing just before half-time

Arsenal goalkeeper David Ospina was taken to hospital after collapsing during Napoli's Serie A match against Udinese on Sunday.

The Colombian, on a season-long loan at Napoli, sustained a blow to the head when he collided with Ignacio Pussetto early in the match.

He then fell to the ground shortly before the break after Udinese levelled at 2-2 having been 2-0 down.

The 30-year-old received treatment before he was brought off the field.

Napoli, who beat Udinese 4-2, later released a statement revealing that Ospina would remain in hospital overnight under observation.

Coach Carlo Ancelotti said: "Fortunately it's nothing serious, he's conscious. They did a CAT scan that is negative."

Ospina signed for the Gunners in July 2014 but has only made 27 league appearances for the Premier League side.

He joined Napoli on a season-long loan deal in August 2018.

Line-ups

Napoli

Formation 4-4-2

  • 25OspinaSubstituted forMeretat 44'minutes
  • 2MalcuitSubstituted forHysajat 86'minutes
  • 19Maksimovic
  • 26Koulibaly
  • 31Ghoulam
  • 7Callejón
  • 5Allan
  • 20ZielinskiBooked at 11mins
  • 34YounesSubstituted forVerdiat 56'minutes
  • 99Milik
  • 14Mertens

Substitutes

  • 1Meret
  • 3Zedadka
  • 6Mário Rui
  • 9Verdi
  • 11Ounas
  • 13Luperto
  • 18Gaetano
  • 23Hysaj
  • 27Karnezis

Udinese

Formation 3-5-2

  • 1Musso
  • 19Stryger LarsenSubstituted forOkakaat 86'minutes
  • 5Troost-Ekong
  • 38Mandragora
  • 18ter AvestSubstituted forDe Maioat 68'minutes
  • 6Fofana
  • 30Guimaraes CordeiroBooked at 13minsSubstituted forIngelssonat 64'minutes
  • 10de Paul
  • 90Zeegelaar
  • 23Pussetto
  • 15Lasagna

Substitutes

  • 7Okaka
  • 13Ingelsson
  • 14Micin
  • 24Wilmot
  • 27Perisan
  • 41Bocic
  • 42Vaško
  • 43Battistella
  • 87De Maio
  • 88Andrade
Referee:
Paolo Valeri
Attendance:
25,718

Match Stats

Home TeamNapoliAway TeamUdinese
Possession
Home66%
Away34%
Shots
Home14
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away3
Corners
Home5
Away2
Fouls
Home5
Away7

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Napoli 4, Udinese 2.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Napoli 4, Udinese 2.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Kevin Lasagna (Udinese) header from the left side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Ignacio Pussetto with a cross.

  4. Post update

    Offside, Napoli. Dries Mertens tries a through ball, but Piotr Zielinski is caught offside.

  5. Post update

    Attempt missed. Sebastien De Maio (Udinese) header from the centre of the box is too high. Assisted by Rodrigo de Paul with a cross following a corner.

  6. Post update

    Corner, Udinese. Conceded by Simone Verdi.

  7. Post update

    Foul by Dries Mertens (Napoli).

  8. Post update

    Rodrigo de Paul (Udinese) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  9. Substitution

    Substitution, Napoli. Elseid Hysaj replaces Kevin Malcuit.

  10. Substitution

    Substitution, Udinese. Stefano Okaka replaces Jens Stryger Larsen.

  11. Post update

    Attempt missed. Piotr Zielinski (Napoli) right footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Arkadiusz Milik.

  12. Post update

    Faouzi Ghoulam (Napoli) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  13. Post update

    Foul by Svante Ingelsson (Udinese).

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Ignacio Pussetto (Udinese) right footed shot from the centre of the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Rodrigo de Paul following a fast break.

  15. Post update

    Attempt missed. Arkadiusz Milik (Napoli) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Kevin Malcuit with a cross.

  16. Post update

    Kalidou Koulibaly (Napoli) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  17. Post update

    Foul by Rolando Mandragora (Udinese).

  18. Goal!

    Goal! Napoli 4, Udinese 2. Dries Mertens (Napoli) left footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Allan.

  19. Substitution

    Substitution, Udinese. Sebastien De Maio replaces Hidde ter Avest.

  20. Post update

    Offside, Udinese. Rolando Mandragora tries a through ball, but Ignacio Pussetto is caught offside.

Scores, Results & Fixtures

Sunday 17th March 2019

As It Stood

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Juventus28243159194075
2Napoli28186452232960
3Inter Milan28165743241953
4AC Milan28149543261751
5Roma28138752391347
6Lazio27136841291245
7Atalanta28136957391845
8Torino281111637261144
9Sampdoria281261049381142
10Fiorentina2881374335837
11Parma2896133044-1433
12Genoa2889113442-833
13Sassuolo28711103947-832
14Cagliari2879122540-1530
15SPAL2868142542-1726
16Udinese2767142440-1625
17Empoli2867153654-1825
18Bologna2859142542-1724
19Frosinone2838172153-3217
20Chievo28111162154-3311
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