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RVP labels UEFA 'cowardly' over Nani red

March 21, 2013
By Richard Jolly
Manchester United striker Robin van Persie could be in hot water with UEFA after branding the organisation 'cowardly' for their support of referee Cuneyt Cakir over the sending off of Nani against Real Madrid in the Champions League.

The Turkish official was heavily criticised for his decision to red-card the winger when United, having drawn the first leg, were 1-0 up in the return game at Old Trafford. After Nani's dismissal, Real went on to win 2-1 and clinch a place in the quarter-finals.
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