England 2-3 Netherlands

Smalling hospitalised after head clash

March 1, 2012
By ESPN staff
England defender Chris Smalling has been hospitalised with a deep cut to his head after clashing with Klaas-Jan Huntelaar in the Netherlands' international friendly win at Wembley on Wednesday.

Both players rose to meet a Dirk Kuyt cross in the lead-up to the incident, which left Smalling and Huntelaar lying in pain on the pitch for some minutes. The Manchester United defender was subsequently taken to hospital for medical experts to assess the extent of the damage.

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