The fact that Casemiro strangled Will Hughes is an undeniable fact. However, in the video taken from a new angle, the scene of the two players hugging was intact.
Manchester United defeated Crystal Palace 2-1 in the 22nd round of the English Premier League (EPL) in the 2022-23 season held at Old Trafford in Manchester, England at 0:00 am (Korean time) on the 5th. With the victory, Manchester United have accumulated 42 points and settled in 3rd place in the league.
Manchester United started to take an early lead. In the 7th minute of the first half, a penalty kick (PK) was obtained, and Bruno Fernandes showed a clean finish and scored the opening goal. Manchester United even scored an extra goal to widen the gap. In the 17th minute of the second half, Marcus Rashford lightly pushed Luke Shaw’s cross and shook the net. 스포츠토토
However, a variable occurred. A clash occurred between the players in the 25th minute of the second half. Jeffrey Schloop pushed hard as Anthony caught the ball on the right side. Old Trafford’s stadium is steep, which could lead to serious injuries. Accordingly, the Manchester United team, including Anthony, was strongly angered toward Schloop.
In this premarital situation, Casemiro’s behavior became a big problem. Casemiro strangled Hughes with both hands. Initially, the referee did not see the scene, but as a result of checking the video review (VAR), Casemiro took out a direct red card.
3 game suspension Casemiro will not be able to play in the league against Leicester City, including the upcoming two-game series against Leeds. It is possible to play two matches in the round of 16 playoffs of the European Football Federation (UEFA) Europa League (UEL) against Barcelona, which are not under the jurisdiction of the English Football Association (FA). Also, the English Football League Cup (EFL Cup) final against Newcastle United is possible because it is after a three-game suspension.
However, Manchester United fans have a small hope. Britain’s The Sun released a video taken by a fan from a different angle, saying, “As new footage of Casemiro’s red card scene emerges, Manchester United fans are confident it will help to overturn the suspension.” did.
Casemiro’s next move drew attention. The fact that Casemiro strangled Hughes is an undeniable fact. But afterwards, Casemiro gives Hughes a hug and smiles kindly. Hughes also did not protest against Casemiro’s actions, and the situation ended as it was.
After watching the scene, fans are claiming that the red card should be withdrawn. One fan said, “I think it’s going to turn over if United appeal”, while another insisted it wasn’t violent, saying “Casemiro and Hughes are laughing about it”.