Lille’s star Canadian forward Jonathan David (Jonathan David) had to be absent for weeks due to a right ankle injury.
The 21-year-old was the victim of a violent tackle by an opposing player in the 17th minute. Three minutes later, he scored the only goal of the game, winning the team a 1-0 victory. In the 35th minute, he still left the game prematurely. He returned to the dressing room with a cane and then back to the bench.
In the French team’s first season, David (David) was among the top scorers in the team.
The grim news may also mean that David will miss the Canadian qualifiers against Suriname and Aruba on June 5 and 8. Due to French restrictions on COVID-19, the attackers failed to participate in the first wave of duels in this competition.