(Video) Rio Ave Players Get Physical With Referee After Penalty Decision- How Did They Not Get Sent Off?

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Paulo di Canio eat your heart out!

Rio Ave could be in hot water with the Portuguese FA after their players were accused of assaulting the match referee.

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With the scored tied at 0-0 in their game with Sporting Lisbon and with the game approaching the half hour mark, the ref awarded Sporting a very soft penalty.

While the Rio Ave players were undoubtedly justified in their protests, some of the squad went too far.

As this footage from BT Sport’s official Twitter account shows, it is remarkable that none of the Rio players were dismissed…

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