Saints defender Vestergaard wins enchantment against Leicester red

Southampton defender Jannik Vestergaard has had his red card overturned against Leicester City.

Referee, 28, was sent off by referee Robert Jones ten minutes in Friday’s 1-1 draw at St. Mary’s.

He was dismissed for denial Jamie Vardy alternative to score goals, however his one-game ban has now been eliminated.


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Vestergaard obtained the ball close to the sting of his field and slipped, permitting Vardy to steal it from him.

Because the Englishman tried to race in direction of goal, Vestergaard introduced him down with an unmatched challenge.

It was initially unclear whether or not the red needed to disclaim a chance to score a goal or for a dangerous play, though it was ultimately revealed to be the primary.

The ruling signifies that Vestergaard shall be obtainable for the Southampton match Liverpool Saturday night time.

Manager Ralph Hasenhuttl could have been pleased with how his side picked up a point at home regardless of taking place to 10 males.

They reached the break with out giving up and took the lead unexpectedly within the second half.

Stuart Armstrong sent a shot in direction of goal and Kelechi hit Iheanacho on his arm, forcing Jones to point to the spot.

James Ward-Prowse then quietly slotted his eighth goal of the drive home.

However the Saints could not maintain on to the three points as Leicester equalized within the 68th minute by means of Jonny Evans.

Iheanacho’s cross discovered the proper end for Evans’ head, with defender Alex McCarthy capable of beat from close vary.

The match put Southampton at 37 points for the season after 33 video games and in fifteenth place.

They just want another victory to safe their Premier League standing for subsequent season.

Leicester, in the meantime, dropped two points of their top 4 hunts.

They nonetheless have two points forward of fourth-placed Chelsea.

This isn’t the primary time Southampton has been redone this season. Jan Bednarek was dismissed within the 9-0 struggle at Manchester United for bringing Anthony Martial down within the field.

He appeared to get out of the best way, although, and the card given by Mike Dean was was later denied on enchantment.

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