EVERTON star James McCarthy suffered a sickening double damaged leg in a freak accident with West Brom striker Salomon Rondon.
Rondon was making ready to shoot when he was tackled by Everton star McCarthy in the course of the Premier League conflict at Goodison Park.
However the West Brom ace unintentionally kicked the again of McCarthy’s leg – leaving the Republic of Eire worldwide stricken on the ground.
And afterwards, Toffees boss Allardyce says the 27-year-old Republic of Eire worldwide has damaged his tibia AND fibula within the conflict.
He stated: “It is a tibular and fibular fracture compounded. A really nasty harm.
“He is paid a heavy value for his bravery and dedication. It is a large blow for him and us.
“It’s a loss to us from now till the tip of the season, it occurs within the recreation of soccer however not usually that extreme.
“It was our personal fault and our personal silly play in that space, James recovered brilliantly to cease a purpose however suffered due to it.”
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And as quickly as Rondon noticed what had occurred to his opponent he broke down in tears, sickened on the sight.
He then chased referee Stuart Attwell pleading with him to name the Everton physios onto the pitch to assist consolation McCarthy.
Whereas Everton gamers rushed to assist their injured team-mate, West Brom gamers had been left to console the Venezuelan ahead.
Play was held up for nearly ten minutes as medics rushed to present oxygen to 27-year-old McCarthy whereas he lay in agony on the ground.
Docs took time to make sure his proper leg was saved supported as they fitted a splint earlier than shifting him onto a stretcher.
And the 28-year-old made some extent of going over to talk to McCarthy and provide him his greatest needs as he was carried from the sphere.
The sickening irony was that McCarthy suffered his harm desperately making an attempt to cease his Everton facet falling additional behind within the match.
Sam Allardyce’s facet had been already trailing to a primary half purpose from Jay Rodriguez as West Brom searched a significant win to spice up their hopes of avoiding relegation.
Solely the intervention of McCarthy prevented Rondon from the chance of doubling their lead simply after the hour.
And his deal with proved much more invaluable simply after play restarted following his substitution when Oumar Niasse scored to earn a draw.