DTotD: Marseille’s Mario Lemina sent off for punching opponent in the balls


In the 84th minute of Marseille’s 1–1 draw at Rennes, midfielder Mario Lemina decided to punish Ola Toivonen for forming a human canopy above him by punching the Rennes goal scorer square in the balls. Lemina was shown a red card for this and Toivonen was also booked.

Don’t punch people in the balls.

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