Asensio was taken to medical clinic with a suspected burst cruciate tendon in the 62nd moment at Washington's FedExField . Alexandre Lacazette opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the tenth moment and Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang multiplied Arsenal's lead with a made completion halfway through the main half. Second-half substitute Gareth Bale pulled a goal back for Madrid and Asensio leveled for the La Liga giants before going down after a harmless tussle with Aubameyang. Asensio was in detaches as he was stretchered the pitch and Arsenal will no uncertainty sweat over their move for Ceballos, with Madrid losing a player to injury.
arsenal were very nearly a season-long credit bargain for Ceballos in any case, after the last whistle, Emery guaranteed that Asensio's damage could be 'awful news' for the Gunners. Asked whether the Ceballos arrangement could be influenced by Asensio's damage, Emery answered: 'I don't have the foggiest idea. 'Extremely our objective in the match was not to take wounds and they have perhaps major damage with Asensio, it's awful news for them and furthermore for us.
Madrid supervisor Zinedine Zidane conceded Asensio's damage put a dampener on a generally engaging match in Washington.