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Antonio Conte has described Chelsea’s troubling recent disciplinary record as “strange” and suggested his team need “to be more lucky” with officials after David Luiz became the fifth player to be dismissed in the champions’ last eight games, late in the 0-0 draw with Arsenal at Stamford Bridge.
The Brazilian defender, already booked, was shown a straight red card by Michael Oliver after planting his right foot into Sead Kolasinac’s left shin three minutes from time. David Luiz had lost control of the ball as he attempted to shrug off Alexis Sánchez, snapping at his back, and was apparently dismissed for use of excessive force. He will now serve a three-match ban, missing the visit of Nottingham Forest on Wednesday in the League Cup, next weekend’s trip to Stoke and, most critically, the home game against Manchester City at the end of the month.
Source: Football News
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