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Ref downs midfielder with slide tackle
October 3rd, 2011 11:50PM

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[VIDEO PICK] Valencia midfielder Sergio Canales scored in the third minute against Granada in last weekend's Spanish La Liga action but later in the game the Granada defense got some help stopping Canales from referee Iturralde Gonzalez.

Gonzalez lost his footing and took down Canales with on unintentional slide tackle -- then let play go on. Canales' early goal held up for a 1-0 win.



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  1. Kent James
    commented on: October 4, 2011 at 8:12 a.m.
    Now that's funny...I'm glad no harm came of it and everyone took it in stride.
  1. Scott Ellis
    commented on: October 7, 2011 at 4:21 p.m.
    He should have red carded himself. That was a dangerous challenge!

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