Porto’s Danilo Is Sent Off Because The Ref Ran Into Him
This is, without a doubt, the strangest sending off we’ve ever seen. FC Porto came up against Moreirense in a must-win match in the Portuguese Taca da Liga cup competition on Tuesday night. With Moreirense leading 1-0 in the 79th minute, the referee inexplicably ended any hope Porto had of advancing to the semifinals by giving Danilo Pereira his second yellow card of the match and sending him off.
His offense? Being ran into by the referee. It’s a shockingly ridiculous decision that calls into question the integrity of everything. This guy is tripping off the power.
Incredible scenes from the Portuguese Liga cup last night as Porto's Danilo was sent off(2nd yellow) after the ref ran into him. Horrendous! pic.twitter.com/2iYa6kPCbc
— Jan Hagen (@PortuBall) January 4, 2017