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Eintracht Frankfurt Captain David Abraham Flattens Freiburg Manager With A WWE-Style Clothesline

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Eintracht Frankfurt Captain David Abraham Flattens Freiburg Manager With A WWE-Style Clothesline

David Abraham plunged Eintracht Frankfurt's match into chaos after smashing into Freiburg manager Christian Streich with a WWE-style clothesline.

The brawl broke out deep into injury time as Frankfurt trailed Freiburg 1-0 and captain Abraham launched the ball into the box in a desperate attempt for his side to snatch a late equaliser.

A Freiburg player managed to hoof the ball clear and Frankfurt defender Abraham went charging down to the touchline to retrieve it.

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But the 33-year-old 6ft 2in centre-back refused to move around Streich and instead landed a massive right arm into the Freiburg boss.

The 54-year-old German was subsequently sent crashing to the floor in the technical area and the match descended into chaos.

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Players and staff from both sets of teams collided in the brawl as officials tried their best to control the situation.

After tensions between both camps were defused -- lasting almost five minutes -- the referee showed Abraham a straight red card as he continued to protest his innocence.

And stunned fans have flooded social media with messages after the brawl broke out.

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Freiburg managed to hold on and secure a 1-0 victory over Eintracht Frankfurt at the Schwarzwald-Stadion.

Eintracht Frankfurt ended the Bundesliga match with nine men after Gelson Fernandes was sent off in first-half injury time and Abraham marched off in second-half stoppage time.

And Freiburg also finished the match with ten men as Vincenzo Grifo was sent off in injury time in the second half.

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Nils Peterson's second-half winner has moved Freiburg level on points with second-placed RB Leipzig and third-placed Bayern Munich.

Featured Image Credit: BT Sport

Topics: Football News, Eintracht Frankfurt, Football, Bundesliga

Adnan Riaz
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