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Chelsea: Marcos Alonso Gets Away With Shocking Challenge On Shane Long As Blues Scure Comeback Win Over Southampton (Video)

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An Olivier Giroud brace helped secure a 3-2 win for Chelsea at St. Mary's on Saturday, with the Blues coming from two goals down to take all three points back to west London.

However, Chelsea were lucky to finish the first-half with 11 men still on the pitch after Marcos Alonso launched a pretty appalling challenge on Shane Long.

‘Please Don’t Hurt Our Players’ – German National Team Tweets Cardiff After Dreadful Challenge On Leroy Sané During FA Cup Clash (Video)

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Leroy Sané is facing a month out of action after the winger found himself on the wrong end of an appalling challenge from Joe Bennett during Manchester City's 2-0 FA Cup win over Cardiff.

The incident came late in the first-half, when Sané raced up the pitch and towards the Cardiff penalty area, only for Bennett to catch the German start very high and very late.

Man City: Citizens Extend Winning Streak To 16 Games After Etihad Masterclass v Tottenham(Video)

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Manchester City moved 14 points clear at the top of the Premier League after cruising to victory at the Etihad against a disappointing Tottenham.

With David Silva sidelined, City started with Ilkay Gundogan in midfield and it was the German who would open the scoring on 14 minutes, after some truly abysmal marking from Tottenhan at a corner.

Video: Liverpool’s Chris Mavinga inflicts horrific head injury

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One of the worst tackle you're likely to see Liverpool left-back Chris Mavinga was probably hoping to make an impression on the Reds' new management team during his loan spell at Belgian club Genk. Instead he has made an impression on the head of Standard Liege star Mehdi Carcela-Gonzalez. The Moroccan needed reconstructive surgery after [.

Video: High school match abandoned after crazed headbutt challenge

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Heads, you lose This US high school match had to be called off following a brutal challenge by a St Margaret's player on a Saddleback Valley Christian School opponent. The ball bounced up nicely for a 50/50 challenge in the air. But when the St Margaret's man realised he wasn't going to win the ball, [.

Video: Ridiculous horror tackle from Melbourne Victory’s Kevin Muscat

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Ouch! Kevin Muscat is probably the only footballer who could make a tackle like the one in the video above without leaving a stain on his character. And the reason for that is that his character is so stained by his litany of previous horror tackles that he can scarcely damage his reputation further.

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Nice Midfielder Banned for 11 Games After Breaking Opponents Leg

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Nice midfielder Valentin Eysseric received a straight red card for a horror this challenge on Jérémy Clément. Which left Clément with an open fracture of the tibia.

A statement released on Nice's website on Thursday evening confirms that 20-year-old Eysseric has been banned for eleven games by the French Professional League's (LFP) disciplinary committee.

Brenes Horror Tackle On Perea

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Costa Rica's Randall Brenes gets a deserved red card after his horror tackle on Colombia's Luis Perea which could have broken the Colombian defenders leg.

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International defender punished with 28-match ban after horror tackle

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A Vietnamese defender has been handed a record 28-matchban by the VFF (Vietnam Football Federation) for a breaking an opponent's leg in a V-League game last month.

The injured Nguyen Anh Hung after the incident

Vietnam international Tran Dinh Dong, who plays for V-League 1 side 'Song Lam Nghe An',flew in two-footed on Nguyen Anh Hung, breaking his leg.

Backpage Roundup: Shawcross Forgiven For Horror Tackle, Handshakes Banned At Arsenal, Wenger Not Worried About Carroll, Ramsey’s Captaincy and More

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Ryan Shawcross of Stoke City, January 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Shawcross Has 'Cleaned Up His Act' Wenger

Arsene Wenger has given Ryan Shawcross' England call-up his blessing and said that the Stoke City defender has "cleaned up his act.

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TweetI've had a soft spot for Peruvian Paulo Guerrero ever since he was instrumental for my HSV team on Football Manager 2007, that did the League-Cup-CL treble in back to back seasons. That soft spot vanished after seeing this... With his side 3-0 down at home to fellow mid-table side VFB Stuttgart, the Peruvian tried [.