Everton's Ben Godfrey suffers horror injury against Chelsea after assistant's error

Ben Godfrey is stretchered off after suffering a serious injury against Chelsea at Goodison Park.
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Everton defender Ben Godfrey was stretchered off with what looked like a serious injury in the first half of his side's Premier League opener against Chelsea on Saturday - and it all could have been avoided.

Godrey suffered a badly twisted ankle in a challenge with Chelsea's Kai Havertz in the early stages of the game as his foot appeared to get caught in the turf at Goodison Park.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.