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Roberto Firmino issues update on eye injury after scoring Liverpool’s winner against PSG

Roberto Firmino came off the bench to score Liverpool’s winner against PSG (Getty Images)
Roberto Firmino has downplayed the severity of his eye injury and insists his recovery ‘went well’ following Liverpool’s 3-2 victory over Paris Saint-Germain on Tuesday evening.
The Brazilian was poked in the eye by Jan Vertonghen during Liverpool’s 2-1 win over Tottenham at Wembley on Saturday and was a doubt for the Champions League clash at Anfield.
But Firmino was fit enough to make the bench and he came on as a second-half substitute to score Liverpool’s winning goal against PSG in injury time.
The 26-year-old also made light of his eye injury during his celebration.
‘I felt well when I came on to the pitch,’ said Firmino. Firmino received a finger in the eye from Jan Vertonghen at Wembley (Getty Images)
‘Thank god nothing serious happened.
‘It has been three days after the incident and the recovery went well.
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‘The recovery was also good for the next game.
‘I took the recovery seriously and my family helped me a lot too, so I’m very happy.’
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source: metro-liverpool
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