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Sport Carlos has red card overturned after being kicked by referee

20:49  15 january  2018
20:49  15 january  2018 Source:   msn.com

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  Official lashes out at player in Nantes-PSG match French official Tony Chapron kicked out in retribution at Nantes defender Diego Carlos during a league game on Sunday.

DIEGO CARLOS ' red card has been overturned after referee Tony Chapron apologised his controversial part in sending off the Nantes defender Late in Nantes' 1-0 loss on Sunday, Chapron was knocked to the ground in an accidental collision with the Nantes defender - then kicking out at

Diego Carlos will be available for Nantes' midweek trip to Toulouse in Ligue 1 after his bizarre red card against PSG was overturned .

Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - FC Nantes vs Paris St Germain - The Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau, Nantes, France - January 14, 2018 Nantes' Diego Carlos is shown a red card by referee Tony Chapron. © Stephane Mahe/Reuters Soccer Football - Ligue 1 - FC Nantes vs Paris St Germain - The Stade de la Beaujoire - Louis Fonteneau, Nantes, France - January 14, 2018 Nantes' Diego Carlos is shown a red card by referee Tony Chapron. Nantes defender Diego Carlos has seen a red card quashed by the French Professional League (LFP) and received an apology from referee Tony Chapron following the pair's astonishing clash towards the end of Sunday's 1-0 defeat to Paris Saint-Germain.

Carlos collided with Chapron when attempting to join a Nantes counter-attack during stoppage time at the Stade de la Beaujoire, causing the official to tumble to the turf.

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Nantes' Carlos has red card overturned after being kicked by referee .

The match official has issued an apology after a bizarre passage of play that ended in the defender's sending off went viral across the world.

Chapron responded by kicking out at Carlos' right shin and, after the player turned to complain, he was shown a second yellow card.

In a statement on their official website, Nantes confirmed an LFP disciplinary committee had "corrected a clearly erroneous decision" by withdrawing Carlos' latter caution, meaning he is available for action next time out at Toulouse.

Chapron's return to action will not be so swift after the French Football Federation (FFF) announced on Monday he is be suspended until further notice and set to face a disciplinary hearing.

The 45-year-old issued a statement to the AFP news agency describing his behaviour as "inappropriate" and cited a recent injury in mitigation.

"At the time of the collision, I felt a sharp pain where I had recently suffered an injury,"Chapron said. "My unfortunate reaction was to stick my leg out towards the player.

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DIEGO CARLOS ' red card has been overturned after referee Tony Chapron apologised his controversial part in sending off the Nantes defender Late in Nantes' 1-0 loss on Sunday, Chapron was knocked to the ground in an accidental collision with the Nantes defender - then kicking

Carlos collided with Chapron when attempting to join a Nantes counter-attack during stoppage time at the Stade de la Beaujoire.

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