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Jorginho has left football fans stunned after his brutal two-footed tackle on Antoine Griezmann during a pre-season friendly.
Barcelona are playing Chelsea in a friendly match in Japan and the Brazilian-born midfielder wasted no time to get in the thick of the action.
He went crashing into a 50-50 tackle with Griezmann as he left the Barcelona new boy clutching his knee in a painful collision.
Antonio Griezmann got lucky as he survived this horrible tackle..
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- Football Spotekx (@spotekx) July 23, 2019
Tammy Abraham, who enjoyed a prolific spell on loan at Aston Villa last season, opened the scoring in the 34th minute.
But Jorginho's nasty lunge on Griezmann was the talk of the first half. Here's some reaction from Twitter:
Griezmann down grabbing his knee. Looks like he's in some pain after colliding with Jorginho.- Robbie Dunne (@robbiejdunne) July 23, 2019
That Jorginho tackle on Griezmann is fucking awful.
Pre-season is laid back, but we still need to be giving out cards for tackles. No problem with no yellows for things like shirt pulls, but tackles need sanctioning. That's a red card challenge.
- Liam:flag_mt: (@LiamJM10TV) July 23, 2019
What a laughably-bad tackle that was by Jorginho on Griezmann.
- Kevin Kostka ♂️:blue_heart::white_circle:⚔️ (@mpbx3003) July 23, 2019
That was a nasty challenge from Jorginho. They both went in sliding, but Jorginho had his studs up and went right at Griezmann. #FCBarcelona #CFC #FCBCHE #RakutenCup
- College-educated, Coastal Liberal Elite (@NaderHussein10) July 23, 2019
Jorginho just collided with Griezmann
Looked like a bad tackle#BARCHE
- FPL Sweng (@fpl_sweng) July 23, 2019
Griezmann is down with a knock from Jorginho :sob::sob::sob::sob::sob: #Barcelona #BarcaChelsea
- Abd'Raheem Bamidele (@Kingkuranga) July 23, 2019
Was Jorginho lucky to avoid a red card? Let us know in the comment section below.
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