West Ham did the correct factor in going forward with their Carabao Cup tie with Hull City regardless of three constructive coronavirus outcomes forward of the sport, talkSPORT has been informed.
Hammers supervisor David Moyes, Josh Cullen and Issa Diop had been despatched house from the London Stadium on Tuesday after testing constructive for COVID-19.
Eyebrows had been raised that the match was even allowed to go forward, particularly with close by Leyton Orient’s tie towards Tottenham known as off as a consequence of constructive exams on the League Two membership.
EFL golf equipment now not need to conduct common necessary exams on their gamers, and League One Hull additionally turned down a proposal to be examined from West Ham.
talkSPORT pundit, and Crystal Palace winger, Andros Townsend believes the Hammers had been proper to press forward with the sport, which they went on to win 5-1.
Townsend informed talkSPORT: “That’s why West Ham obtained examined. They obtained examined to ensure they had been all clear going into the sport.
“They in all probability obtained examined after coaching on Monday. Tuesday they in all probability didn’t must get inside two metres. The altering rooms at the moment are in a method the place you aren’t two metres inside your teammate anyway.
“So there’s probably not a lot probability of the virus spreading to different gamers. There’s not a lot shut contact.
“Even within the warm-up you’re operating shut to one another however not inside two metres, plus you’re exterior so the menace is much less.
“There isn’t a lot danger in case you are doing it accurately. West Ham did the correct factor as quickly as they obtained the outcomes. For me the sport is then protected to go forward.”