Nikola Vlasic was diminished to tears after Ashley Westwood suffered a horror damage within the first half of Burnley’s Premier League journey to West Ham. The Clarets midfielder suffered a suspected damaged ankle following a problem with the Croatian worldwide, who was left distraught by the devastating consequence of the sort out.
Play was stopped for a number of minutes and each groups briefly left the sector of play whereas Westwood acquired remedy, earlier than later being stretchered off.
Vlasic appeared to instantly realise the severity of the damage as he inspired medical workers to hurry to the scene.
Westwood’s leg appeared to get caught beneath the winger through the problem with the scores stage at 0-0 in Burnley’s first recreation because the midweek sacking of Sean Dyche.
Declan Rice was amongst these to console his team-mate Vlasic, as he struggled to carry again the tears.
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Dwight McNeil was near the incident and instantly put his arms behind his head.
He was later noticed kneeling and taking a second to himself after seeing the horrible damage up shut.
There was some barely extra constructive information, nonetheless, when Westwood touched arms with one of many Burnley workers as he left the sector on the stretcher.
The combative midfielder was additionally capable of increase a smile to Ben Mee when he left the sector by the dugouts.
His team-mates clearly used the incident as motivation of their quest for survival and the Clarets led 1-0 on the breakthrough Wout Weghorst.
Burnley had a golden likelihood to double their lead too from the penalty spot however Maxwel Cornet fired vast from 12 yards.
The Ivorian despatched goalkeeper Lukasz Fabianski the flawed means however could not discover the goal…
Cornet would reside to rue the missed alternative although as Tomas Soucek levelled issues as much as earn the Hammers some extent within the second half…
Burnley have since issued an replace on their injured midfielder, posting on Twitter: “Ashley Westwood right this moment suffered a severe damage to his ankle.
“He’s doing nicely and with the membership physician and will likely be assessed by a specialist within the coming days.
“Everybody on the membership needs him a speedy restoration.”