Elche 1-2 Leeds: Klich seals comeback win but Summerville limps off
Elche 1-2 Leeds: Mateusz Klich’s late rocket seals comeback win against LaLiga basement boys, but Jesse Marsch suffers another injury blow as Crysencio Summerville limps off in ill-tempered friendly
- In-form Summerville was forced off with an ankle injury in the 11th minute
- Striker Bamford has already been ruled out for up to three weeks after groin op
- Leeds beat Elche despite finishing with 10 men after Perkins went off injured
- Josan put hosts ahead just before the break but Gelhardt equalised with a tap-in
- Klich’s stunning late strike from 25 yards sealed comeback win for Leeds
Leeds suffered another injury blow after Crysencio Summerville hobbled off in Thursday’s friendly against Elche.
The Dutchman, who had scored in four successive Premier League games before the World Cup break, required treatment after a tackle during a session at the club’s training camp in Spain.
And Summerville was forced off with an ankle injury in the 11th minute after he was caught by Elche defender John Donald.
Leeds winger Crysencio Summerville was forced off with an ankle injury against Elche
Chetauya also limped off a few minutes later.
Leeds head coach Jesse Marsch now faces an anxious wait to discover the extent of Summerville’s injury.
It comes after striker Patrick Bamford was ruled out for up to three weeks after undergoing groin surgery.
Leeds beat Elche despite finishing with 10 men after Sonny Perkins was also forced off by injury.
Summerville required treatment after he was caught by Elche defender John Donald
Elche defender Donald was also injured in the challenge and had to go off in the first-half
Elche had the ball in the net in the fourth minute after Lucas Boye was denied by a great save from Joel Robles and Pere Milla slotted in the rebound, but his effort was ruled out for offside.
Josan did the the lead just before half-time when Josan beat the offside trap and slotted the ball past goalkeeper Joel Robles.
Leeds equalised on the hour mark when Jack Harrison released Sam Greenwood into the box and he teed up Joe Gelhardt for a simple tap in.
Mateusz Klich’s stunning late strike sealed a comeback win.
Leeds equalised on hour mark when Sam Greenwood teed up Joe Gelhardt for a simple tap in
Leeds boss Jesse Marsch faces an anxious wait after winger Summerville limped off
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