Wayne Rooney was forced to leave the field with blood pouring from his face after suffering a nasty eye injury during Everton’s 2-1 win over Bournemouth.
Rooney was elbowed in the face by Bournemouth defender Simon Francis following a challenge in the air and he suffered a cut around his eye. Rooney needed lengthy treatment from the club’s medical staff before he was allowed to return
Rooney protested heavily to referee Martin Atkinson over the challenge but the referee refused to hand out any punishment to Francis. Then two minutes before half-time, Rooney’s wound re-opened following a challenge with