Carlos Tevez Could Have Seen Red

Carlos Tevez was straight off the mark in the game between Boca Juniors and Talleresand made a tough challenge that saw him lucky to escape with a yellow card.

Boca Juniors took on Talleres with several injuries and significant absentees in the group stage of the Copa de la Liga Profesional. What is more, they were lucky to not go a man down inside the first minute.

Seven seconds into the game at La Bombonera, Tevez put in a tough challenge and endangered Pochettino.

The referee wasn’t in doubt and showed him a yellow card despite protests from the striker. It could have been much worse…

He stomped on the leg of his opponent, and when watching the replay it seems that the Talleres protests were justified…

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