(Video) Benfica Defender Ezequiel Garay Sustains Nasty Facial Injury After Paul Pogba Bicycle Kick Goes Wrong

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Argentinian was carried off on a stretcher late on. 

Benfica defender Ezequiel Garay suffered a nasty-looking cut to his lip after an attempted bicycle kick from Juventus playmaker Paul Pogba went horribly wrong.

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The two European giants were clashing in the second leg of their Uefa Europa League semi-final in Turin on Thursday night, with the Serie A champions trailing the Portuguese outfit 2-1 from the first encounter in Lisbon last week.

However, with the scoreline still goalless and the home side desperately chasing the one goal that would send them through to the final, a cross came in from the right, with Pogba going up for what would have been a spectacular overhead kick, only to mistime his jump and instead take out the Argentina international on his way down …

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