LEEDS UNITED ahead Samuel Saiz is facing a long ban for ‘SPITTING’ at Newport participant Robbie Willmott.
Viewers have been left baffled when the Spaniard used to be proven a instantly purple card simply moments after the League Two aspect scored their surprise winner to offload Leeds out of FA Cup.
TV cameras neglected the incident however confirmed a livid Willmott obviously appearing the officers one thing on his jersey.
The two units of avid gamers then got here in combination in a melee ahead of referee Mike Dean brandished a purple card to the bogus.
When requested in regards to the incident after the sport, Leeds boss Thomas Christiansen stated: “I have no idea, I did not see it.
“I have no idea, once I know I will be able to come again. If it is proper, why he were given the purple card, it is a downside.
“But I believe that he didn’t do it.”
Saiz, 26, used to be accused of spitting at a Port Vale participant within the Carabao Cup previous this season however used to be sooner or later cleared.
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FA pointers declare this is Saiz is located responsible of spitting at Willmott then he may well be banned for 6 fits placing a dampener on Leeds’ promotion chase.
Ex-Manchester United defender Jonny Evans gained a six-game ban for allegedly spitting at Papiss Cisse in 2015 whilst the Newcastle striker gained seven fits for a similar incident.
It used to be a depressing day all spherical for the Championship aspect who have been the sufferers of some other FA Cup large killing.
Defender Gaetano Berardi gave the guests the lead within the 9th minute along with his first occupation function.
And they maintained their lead till the 75th minute when Conor Shaughnessy sliced the ball into his personal internet.
Shawn McCoulsky then leaped best possible within the loss of life embers to place Newport County within the fourth spherical draw for the primary time in just about 40 years.