Burnley have been dealt what seems to be set to show a severe blow on the personnel entrance on Sunday, throughout the membership’s assembly with West Ham United.
The participant to have been pressured right into a untimely departure from proceedings? Ashley Westwood.
With slightly over twenty minutes performed on the London Stadium, what regarded an innocuous problem in the midst of the park noticed midfielder Westwood and West Ham’s Nikola Vlasic come collectively.
Because the latter wheeled away from the scene, nonetheless, it shortly grew to become obvious that Westwood had come out the more serious.
The 32-year-old lay grounded in evident ache, as gamers from either side shortly rushed to the scene.
One particular person left wanting notably devastated by the scene got here within the type of the aforementioned Vlasic, who, teary-eyed, needed to be consoled by West Ham teammates amid the realisation of what his function within the deal with in query had culminated in.
West Ham and Burnley gamers console Nikola Vlasic, who’s in tears after witnessing Ashley Westwood’s horror damage 🙁
He nonetheless managed a smile on his approach off the pitch.
— Optus Sport (@OptusSport) April 17, 2022
Sadly, it has since been broadly reported that Westwood, who was subsequently stretchered from the sphere of play, has suffered a damaged ankle/leg.
28′ After a prolonged stoppage in play, Westwood departs on a stretcher. 0-0
— Burnley FC (@BurnleyOfficial) April 17, 2022
Weghorst on track
Turning attentions again in the direction of the motion itself within the English capital, regardless of their regarding blow on the damage entrance, it’s Burnley who’re at present in possession of the benefit on the subject of the scoreline on Sunday afternoon.
This comes with winter addition Wout Weghorst having opened the sport’s scoring simply past the half-hour mark, to deliver to an finish a prolonged fruitless spell in entrance of purpose.
Not solely that, however the Clarets too fluffed an excellent alternative to double their lead on the stroke of the interval, when Maxwel Cornet pulled a spot-kick broad of the submit.
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