Friday February 19 2021
Spezia's Marchizza was unconscious

Spezia defender Riccardo Marchizza had lost consciousness when he was stretchered off during today’s game with Fiorentina.

According to Sky Sport Italia, the player was not always conscious when he was carried from the field at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.

He was caught on the back of the head by accident by Christian Kouame during a three-way leap for the ball.

Marchizza went down holding his head and after several minutes of treatment, was stretchered off.

It’s reported he had lost consciousness at times during treatment, but is now alert and talking to the medical staff.

He has been taken to the nearby hospital for tests.