Aston Villa’s Tyrone Mings says “no person feels worse than me” after a mission with Nelson Oliveira left the Reading striker with a harmful facial injury.
Defender Mings, 25, regarded to face on Oliveira’s face as they jostled for possession all over Saturday’s goalless diagram at the Madejski Stadium.
The Portugal global, 27, was treated on the pitch earlier than being taken to well being facility as a precaution.
“Feel awfully sorry for Oliveira, hope he’s stunning,” acknowledged Mings on Twitter.
He later added in a answer to at least one more associated put up: “No person feels worse than me.”
Mings, who was making his Villa debut after joining on mortgage from Bournemouth on closing date day, straight drew referee Geoff Eltringham’s consideration to the incident, with the legit no longer awarding a free-kick in opposition to the broken-down Ipswich defender.
Reading boss Jose Gomes, whose aspect live Zero.33 from bottom of the Championship, acknowledged: “It was a extraordinarily unfamiliar decision by the referee.”