first_imgPSG VIDEO: VAR review results in Mbappe’s first career red card Seth Vertelney Last updated 1 year ago 06:46 1/31/18 FacebookTwitterRedditcopy Comments(1) Kylian Mbappe PSG Coupe de la Ligue 30012018.jpg Getty PSG Kylian Mbappé Rennes v PSG Rennes Coupe de la Ligue The France international was sent off in his side’s Coupe de la Ligue triumph against Rennes on Tuesday Paris Saint-Germain star Kylian Mbappe received the first red card of his career on Tuesday, as his side barely held on to defeat Rennes in the Coupe de la Ligue.With 30 minutes left in the match and PSG up 3-0, Mbappe put his studs into the calf of Rennes winger Ismaila Sarr.The 19-year-old was initially shown a yellow card but following a video assistant referee review, the call was changed to a straight red.  Editors’ Picks Lyon treble & England heartbreak: The full story behind Lucy Bronze’s dramatic 2019 Liverpool v Man City is now the league’s biggest rivalry and the bitterness is growing Megan Rapinoe: Born & brilliant in the U.S.A. A Liverpool legend in the making: Behind Virgil van Dijk’s remarkable rise to world’s best player Ouch!PSG star Kylian Mbappe was sent off for the first time in his professional career for a bad tackle on Rennes’ Ismaila Sarr following a VAR review. pic.twitter.com/dV3930vw3g— Goal (@goal) January 30, 2018Mbappe picked up the first red card of his professional career in his 87th game between Monaco and PSG. “It’s red. Today, I didn’t do my job. I didn’t play,” he said following the match.”VAR avoids injustices. That’s a good thing. I went to see him [Sarr] and apologise.”I wasn’t good.”Goals from Thomas Meunier, Marquinhos and Giovani Lo Celso had put PSG in a commanding position. However, buoyed by the man advantage, Rennes nearly completed a famous comeback with two goals in the closing stages.New signing Diafra Sakho got Rennes within striking distance in the 85th minute with a goal in his debut. Sanjin Prcic added a second in stoppage time, but ultimately Rennes fell short in a 3-2 defeat. PSG advanced to the Coupe de la Ligue final for the fifth consecutive season with the victory.last_img

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