Instead it was an nearly innocuous challenge from the Irishman as Salomon Rondon went to kick the ball with the forward already through his kick and he had to be consoled by his own teammate as the injured player was stretchered off.
Things went from bad to worse for Everton, who fielded new signing Theo Walcott from Arsenal, when 27-year-old McCarthy sustained his injury after the interval as he tried to prevent West Brom'sSalomon Rondon from shooting. As Rondon followed through, it snapped McCarthy's leg.
The Irish worldwide was stretchered off and early reports are that McCarthy has suffered a double fracture of his right leg. His teammates and manager Alan Pardew attempted to console him while medical personnel attended to McCarthy.
James McCarthy's leg break, right after the moment of impact. While the full-back is set for a return to competitive action after nine months out, his club and worldwide teammate will nearly certainly be out for as long, if not longer.
Gunmen attack Kabul's Intercontinental Hotel
There are no reports regarding the casualties and no individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack. This comes as more than ten people were killed in a similar attack on Intercontinental Hotel in 2011.
Vonn wins downhill for a dozen times
Shiffrin leads the overall World Cup standings by a massive 907 points over Italy's Sofia Goggia. The overall World Cup leader now by almost 1,000 points, Shiffrin finished seventh on Saturday.
Micawber Capital LLC Sells 492 Shares of Amazon.com, Inc
Highfields Capital Management Lp bought 18.63 million shares as the company's stock declined 29.14% while stock markets rallied. Discovery Mngmt Llc Ct invested in 4.6% or 200,833 shares. 24,847 were accumulated by Clough Capital Limited Partnership.
Toronto Raptors take care of Spurs at home
Without Leonard, it seems highly doubtful San Antonio can beat the likes of a Golden State or a Houston in a best-of-seven series. With both teams trading leads early in the game, Toronto held a 63-60 lead after three quarters.