VVV-Heracles temporarily shut down after a serious knee injury Promes

The match on Friday between VVV-Venlo and Heracles Almelo on Friday to temporarily shut down due to a heavy knee injury of defender Jerold Promes of the home team.

Promes twisted after five minutes of play on his knee when he after a duel with Joey King at the height of the touchline the ball away, wanted to shoot and then remained for a few minutes motionless on the ground.

Referee Erwin Blank eventually decided to get both teams to the dressing rooms to send, because the players cold grasp and Promes so in all the rest could be helped by the public administration.

“It was wise to go inside. It is a boring start of the race. I hope that the boy is in good hands. It looked serious. It seems to be going to a knee injury,” said Blank in front of the camera of FOX Sports.

The match was after a break of about twenty minutes at a stand of 0-0 resumes. Heracles finally won with 0-1 by a commonly penalty kick in the final phase of Mohammed Osman.

Promes about fifteen minutes dealt with on the field

Promes was about fifteen minutes on the field treated and then on a stretcher to be lifted. He was the loud applause of the audience brought to the hospital.

“Jerold seems to be something to his kneecap. I don’t know if he also something to his cruciate ligament damaged. There they must wait on the ambulance,” said technical director Stan Valckx from TOURIST office opposite also FOX Sports.

Blank gave a yellow card to the King because he is in the assumption was that the attacker of Heracles a violation had been committed at the Promes, but the repetition showed that there is a total absence of was.

“I saw that he was late. I have the images still in the back look, but the map remains. The VAR can only intervene when the goals, penalties or persoonsverwisseling. As is the protocol. I don’t have that figured out. We should also not want to correct.”

Promes has this season, a permanent move at the TOURIST office. The 34-year-old old hand and ex-player of Telstar, Sparta Rotterdam and RKC Waalwijk came so far in 21 league games in action and received four yellow cards.

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