Video: Ukraine U21 Olesandr Noyok shown two yellows in four seconds, sent-off for accidental backheel mishap

Posted by Chris Wright

As neither side managed to qualify for the European U21 Championship this summer, Ukraine and Austria's younglings were left to face off in the Lobanovskyi Memorial Tournament on Wednesday evening with Austria coming out on top courtesy of a slim 1-0 victory.

That said, Ukraine were put at a distinctive disadvantage on the 35-minute mark when captain Olesandr Noyok somehow managed to pick up two yellow cards in the space of roughly four seconds - the second of which was an absolute farce.

Having chopped down an Austrian opponent with a potentially red card-worthy hack and being booked for his troubles, Noyok accidentally back-heeled a loose ball into a different Austrian player's face as he walked away from the ref in a strop.

Yellow card #2 was soon on its way...



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