Besiktas defender Tomas Sivok taken to hospital following injury

Beşiktaş defender Tomas Sivok was rushed to hospital during the match against Trabzonspor at the Avni Aker stadium.

Sivok suffered a head injury in the second half and was taken to hospital for tests.

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Initial reports claim that the Czech international was given the all clear and that he will be available for next weeks game against Gaziantepspor.

Sivok did not suffer any facial injuries however, the experienced defender did break his thumb.

Beşiktaş ended up beating Trabzonspor 2-0 and returning to the top of the table overtaking rivals Fenerbahçe who temporarily became leaders following the 4-3 win over Balıkesirspor.

Sivok was expected to leave at the end of the season following the arrivals of Pedro Franco and Alexander Milosevic however, the Czech international has been able to remain an important member in the squad.

Beşiktaş manager Slaven Bilic is reported to be keen on Sivok staying. The 31-year-old is one of the most experienced players in the team.