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Turkish ref defends Nani red card

March 8, 2013
By ESPN.com news services
Turkish referee Cuneyt Cakir, who issued the controversial red card that sent Manchester United's Nani out of the club's 2-1 Champions League defeat to Real Madrid earlier this week, said he stands by his call, according to a report.

"I intend to do my work correctly and I am on the right path," Cakir told AS.com. "I have to continue. I do my work perfectly."

The red card, early in the second half and with Manchester United leading 1-0, left manager Alex Ferguson "distraught" ...

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