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Ex-Napoli Star Calaio: Osimhen’s Dismissal Vs Venezia Excessive

Ex-Napoli Star Calaio: Osimhen’s Dismissal Vs Venezia    Excessive

Former Napoli striker Emauele Calaiò believes Victor Osimhen’s red card in the club’s 2-0 home win against Serie A newcomers Venezia was excessive, reports Completesports.com.

Osimhen was sent off in the 23rd minute after striking out at Daan Heymans as they waited for a set play.

The Nigeria international has been banned for two games and fined €5,000.

Read Also: Napoli To Appeal Length Of Osimhen’s Ban For Dismissal Vs Venezia

The 22–year-old is now out of the league games against Genoa and Juventus.

“The expulsion of Osimhen? Already last year it was understood that the character of the Nigerian was a bit too smoky. A strong striker must also have the clarity to be calm in some moments of the match. But the expulsion is excessive,” Calaio told Kiss Kiss Napoli.

” In football we also see a lot worse and without red cards. Aureliano was in confusion during the match also in the management of the cards against the Venezia players. Osimhen’s behavior was instinctive: he was held back and yanked, the defenders go out of their way to provoke him.

”He also happened to push the defenders away because they were holding his shirt.”

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  • Correct observation

  • Gowerok 3 years ago

    God bless you for saying the truth.I have watched the video over and over again and I didn’t see what Osimhem did that deserve a straight red card.I yellow card should have been ok at least

  • This is exactly what we’ve been saying since the incident, but they said the ref. Is correct and we that started watching soccer yesterday is wrong, we’ve seen lots worst that didn’t even result to a caution not to talk of a straight red . Not all of us gat the strength to argue back and forth like @jimmyball, so we just let it slide and accept they right and we movee.

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