Cyprus captain Jason Demetriou was shown a straight red card for a shocking tackle in his side’s UEFA Nations League draw with Slovenia on Tuesday night.

In a contest that had already produced two sending-offs at the SRC Stozice, it was the 96th-minute dismissal of Demetriou that stood out. With the two teams locked together at 1-1,

Another bad foul came in stoppage time when Cyprus captain Jason Demetriou lunged into a tackle with Domen Crnigoj. Demetriou was shown a straight red.

Elsewhere in Group C3, Norway moved into top spot after beating Bulgaria 1-0 in Oslo.

Mohamed Elyounoussi met Josh King’s ball into the box and sent it home. King could have made it two but he messed up after Sigurd Rosted had played him in.



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