In a noteworthy move that we don’t see often, the Marco Silva and Aleksandar Mitrovic!
In the match between Fulham and Manchester United for the quarter-finals FA Cup (19/03), the former coach of Olympiakos and Mitrovic, faced the red card for their strong protests to the referee of the match, Chris Kavanagh.
However, days after the match they apologized to the referee and apologized for their behavior. “Emotions were running high at Old Trafford and, as I said in the post-match press conference, I should have controlled mine better. It was a very difficult moment, in a match where we were dominant, but I could have handled the situation better.
I am sorry for what happened and I have spoken to Chris Kavanagh to apologise. He knows I respect him and the work he has to do. Unfortunately we did not meet later that day but I recognize that he is one of the top referees in this country and I know that when our paths cross again there will be mutual respect between usMarco Silva reported, while Mitrovic said:
“On a personal level, I regret my actions that led to my expulsion. I let my frustration get the best of me and my reaction was wrong. I was trying to get the referee’s attention but I shouldn’t have touched him and I understand why he showed me a red card. This was my first dismissal at Fulham since my first season.
I accepted a three-match ban for the red card, spoke to Chris Kavanagh to apologize and volunteered to accept a fine from the club. Now I want to do everything I can to put this incident behind me and get back to helping my teammates on the field as soon as possible» were the words of the Serbian striker.
Edited by: Christos Lois
Source: Sport Fm
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