Kyle Walker sent off for BRUTAL kick on Andre Silva and will be banned for Man City’s last-16 first leg
KYLE WALKER was sent off for a brutal kick on RB Leipizig star Andre Silva.
Manchester City trailed the German side 2-1 going into the closing stages.
Goals by Dominik Szoboszlai and Silva put RB Leipzig 2-0 up, before Riyad Mahrez pulled one back in the 76th minute.
The result was inconsequential for Pep Guardiola's side, who qualified as group winners regardless.
But try telling that to Walker.
In the 82nd minute, Silva had the ball out wide and seemed to pose no danger.
But former Spurs full-back Walker came steaming in from behind, deliberately swiping the striker's legs from beneath him.
The 31-year-old's brutal kick saw him immediately red carded.
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And he will now miss the first leg of Man City's round of 16 clash after Christmas.
Ten-man City went on to lose 2-1.
Walker has started all but four of Man City's 21 matches in the Prem and Champions League so far this term.
But Guardiola will have to do without him in the next phase in Europe.
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