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Enyeama Gets Second European Career Red Card

Posted: Sep 20, 2015 at 12:01 am   /   by   /   comments (0)


Lille FC of France Vincent Enyeama kept another clean sheet against Rennes but he was shown a straight red card for the first time in his career as the goalkeeper for Lille on Friday night at the newly inaugurated Roazhon Park.

Rennes, on a four-game winning streak, would have gone top of the Ligue 1 table with a win but Lille was the better side for most of the encounter and its manager, Herve Renard, won’t understand how they did not get all three points.

Enyeama was majorly on holidays in the first half, touching the ball on a few occasions as Lille laid siege on the Rennes half.

Lille took the lead in the 49th minute through Sofiane Boufal and it seemed to have the momentum and was seriously in control before the 70th when Kamil Grosicki sent a cross into the box and Giovanni Sio seemed to collide with Enyeama and tumbled to the ground.

Surprisingly, referee Stephane Jochem decided to award a penalty and to show Enyeama a red card – a second in his European career.

Substitute goalkeeper Mike Maignan saved Paul-Georges Ntep kick but Step got the equaliser on 74 minutes to rescue a point.