Why Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso could escape ban for Shane Long tackle - football

Why Chelsea’s Marcos Alonso could escape ban for Shane Long tackle



Marcos Alonso did not get sent off for treading on Shane Long’s calf. (Sky Sports)
Marcos Alonso could escape a retrospective ban for his nasty tackle on Shane Long during Chelsea’s 3-2 win against Southampton on Saturday.
The Spaniard was lucky not to be given a red card in the first half at St Mary’s after he went over the top of Cesc Fabregas to stamp on Long’s calf. The Southampton forward was forced off the field for treatment but was able to continue.
Alonso, meanwhile, did not receive any punishment from referee Mike Dean, who allowed play to continue.
The Chelsea defender has faced calls to be given a retrospective three-match suspension by… Read the full story

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