How did these players get away with it?
After Hull City’s Maynor Figueroa somehow swerved punishment for opening up Stoke City midfielder Stephen Ireland’s leg, we take a look at other Premier League players who were lucky not to pick up suspensions this season.
Despite Jose Mourinho screeching the claim that there is a ‘campaign against Chelsea’, a number of his players feature on the list…
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Ashley Barnes vs Nemanja Matic
Burnley’s Ashley Barnes’ challenge on Chelsea’s Nemanja Matic makes for uncomfortable viewing, with the angry reaction of the Blues midfielder understood by many.
While Matic was shown a red card, referee Martin Atkinson didn’t even book Barnes for his shocking tackle, which could have ended the Serbian’s career.