Wolverhampton defender Nathan Collins waited 25 minutes after the final whistle to apologize to Jack Grealish after his reckless kung fu kick on the Manchester City star.
- Nathan Collins is ordered to walk for a terrible challenge in the first half
- Wolverhampton defender has been sent off for a reckless kung fu kick on Jack Grealish
- Collins waited 25 minutes after the final whistle to apologize to the England star
- Manchester City beat 10-man Wolverhampton Wolverhampton 3-0 in the Premier League
Nathan Collins waited 25 minutes after the final whistle to apologize in person to Manchester City star Jack Grealish for his X-ranking challenge after defeating Wolverhampton 3-0.
When both players went for the ball to the far left of the touchline, Collins blasted the England star with a high kick into the middle of the area, leaving Grealish a pile on the field.
Collins pleaded his innocence but the summer signing left referee Anthony Taylor no choice but to give the defender orders to walk in the 33rd minute of the match.
Nathan Collins was sent off for a kung fu kick on Manchester City’s Jack Grealish at Molineux
Grealish shows Collins’ kick pain as the duo battled for the ball from the touchline
The intervention gave Anthony Taylor no choice but to show the Wolverhampton defender the red card
The £20.5 million defender then waited 25 minutes for Grealish to finish celebrating and giving post-match interviews to apologise, according to Grealish. Mirror Sport.
The report notes that the Northern Ireland international insisted he was not malicious and was in pursuit of the ball.
Grealish is said to have accepted an apology after interfering with his chest high but told his teammates that it was his leg that hurt the most after Collins’ buttons fell on his body.
The England midfielder shows the full extent of his approach to Wolverhampton captain Robin Neves
Defender Collins has been a constant presence in the Premier League this season. But he will now face a three-match ban for his horrific handling.
Half the time talks about the challenge, and bt sports Critics criticized Collins. He didn’t have many questions about it. ‘It’s a rush of blood to the head,’ said Rio Ferdinand.
Former City star Jolyon Lescott questioned what Collins was trying to do as he was “not trying to make it clear”.
Her fellow critic Rachel Brown also criticized Vince, the central defender. “He realizes how stupid he was and how he let his team down,” she said.
Phil Foden completed the defeat as Pep Guardiola’s side returned to the top of the league table
Collins’ red card summed up a miserable day for the Wolves, which began when Grealish opened the scoring for City in his first game of the season.
The City champions scored twice in the space of a quarter of an hour, with Erling Haaland scoring his eleventh goal in an already impressive season for the Norwegian striker.
Phil Foden added the third goal in the second half to conclude another convincing display from Pep Guardiola’s men to take them to the top of the Premier League table.