Watch Neymar get stretchered off in TEARS after horror tackle by Lyon’s Thiago Mendes as PSG confirm ‘ – The Sun

PARIS SAINT-GERMAIN are awaiting further news on Neymar after he was carried off on a stretcher in TEARS on Sunday night.

The Brazilian superstar was scythed down in stoppage time as PSG suffered a 1-0 defeat to Lyon.

Neymar was carried off on a stretcher after a late horror tackle

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Neymar was carried off on a stretcher after a late horror tackleCredit: AP:Associated Press
The Brazilian was seen fighting back tears in the defeat to Lyon

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The Brazilian was seen fighting back tears in the defeat to LyonCredit: Reuters
The forward immediately screamed out in pain after the challenge that saw Thiago Mendes handed a red card

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The forward immediately screamed out in pain after the challenge that saw Thiago Mendes handed a red cardCredit: AFP or licensors

The extent of the damage has not yet been full revealed but the club have now confirmed his initial scan results.

PSG stated: “The medical examinations carried out on Neymar are reassuring following his twisted ankle in Sunday’s game against Lyon.”

Lyon’s Thiago Mendes was sent off for the late horror tackle that happened in injury time.

Neymar was then writhing in pain and could be seen holding his face as he fought back tears.

After a few minutes of treatment, he was carried down the tunnel on a a stretcher.

Neymar pictured being carried off the field

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Neymar pictured being carried off the field Credit: Icon Sport – Getty

The attacker has already missed seven matches this season through injury, coronavirus and suspension.

Lyon leapfrogged PSG in the Ligue 1 table after a 1-0 win at the Parc des Princes, Tino Kadewere scoring the only goal in the first half.

The league champions have now lost four this season but trail the leaders by just a point as they sit third.

Concerned PSG players surround Neymar

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Concerned PSG players surround Neymar Credit: Icon Sport – Getty