Bad night for Ferrari drivers as Sainz treated after football match

Carlos Sainz required treatment and Charles Leclerc fell flat on his face on a bad night for Ferrari’s F1 drivers as they took part in a charity football match. 
Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Ferrari. Formula 1 Wor
Carlos Sainz Jr (ESP) Ferrari. Formula 1 Wor

Sainz and teammate Leclerc were among several F1 drivers taking part in the annual charity football match at the Stade Louis II stadium ahead of the Monaco Grand Prix

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There were initial concerns about Sainz’s participation in this weekend’s race in Monte Carlo after the Spaniard was pictured with a bandage around his right leg following the match. 

However, fears he could be a doubt for the prestigious race were allayed after it emerged he suffered nothing more than a bruised thigh. 

A Ferrari spokesperson has confirmed to that Sainz is "ok".  

Things weren’t much better for Leclerc, who took an embarrassing tumble and face-planted the deck just 90 seconds into the game. 

Aston Martin’s Fernando Alonso and Alpine driver Pierre Gasly also took part in the all-star football match, which raises funds for a children’s charity. 

Ferrari’s drivers will be hoping for better fortunes when they get back behind the wheel of their cars this weekend in Monaco. 

Leclerc has a terrible record at his home race and has been hampered by various cruel misfortunes that have so far prevented him from winning around the famous streets of the Principality. 

Will he finally be able to end his curse this weekend? 

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