Saturday, October 21, 2017

Fair Play: Philadelphia player persuades ref to rescind red card after opponent’s challenge (VIDEO)

Milos Markovic in Soccer Videos 26 Jun 2017

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You don’t see it happen quite often, but incidents of fair play beyond one’s reason do occur from time to time in football.

This particular one happened in the MLS during DC United’s match with Philadelphia Union, when Luciano Acosta received a straight red card after a start on Haris Medjunanin.

Medjunanin showed great class by defending Acosta and explaining that the challenge was not harsh enough for a red card.

The ref changed his mind and here is that fair play incident on tape:

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Milos Markovic


Formerly a Chief Editor at the largest sports site in Serbia Sportske.net, Milos Markovic is an avid football writer who contributes to a variety of online football magazines - most prominently Soccernews.com and Futbolgrad.com. His feature articles, editorials, interviews and match analyses have provided informed opinion and views, helping the football aficionados keep up to date on relevant events in world football.

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