'Buffon should have punched the ref' - Red card restraint hailed by Juventus legend Tacconi

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  • The former Bianconeri goalkeeper has suggested that things would be different had he been dismissed on what could have been a final European outing. Gianluigi Buffon’s restraint after being shown a red card by Michael Oliver has been hailed by Stefano Tacconi, with the Juventus legend admitting that he would have “punched his face in”. 

     An Iconic goolkeeper of the modern age  was dismissed in a controversial fashion as the closing stages of the Bianconeri’s Champions League quarter-final clash with Real Madrid descended into chaos.

    After seeing Medhi Benatia pulled up for a stoppage-time push on Lucas Vazquez, Buffon was sent off for contesting Oliver’s decision – with the English official later accused of having a garbage bin for a heart

    The Italian was sent off for a frantic outburst against referee Michael Oliver in Wednesday’s Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Juventus
     Retired Fifa referee Moses Adebanjo claims Gianluigi Buffon deserved to be sent packing in Wednesday’s Champions League clash between Real Madrid and Juventus.

    The cracker at the Santiago Bernabeu was poised for extra-time before Medhi Benatia fouled Lucaz Vazquez with referee Michael Oliver awarding a penalty for Zinedine Zidane’s men.This sparked a frantic protest from the Italian football icon, who was shown a red card having confronted referee Oliver.

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