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Watch Juventus star Adrien Rabiot somehow escape a red card after challenging a stud in his knee against Villarreal

ADRIEN RABIOT somehow escaped a red card from the wall after a rough challenge to the knee of Villarreal’s Samuel Chukwueze.

The Juventus midfielder lunged at Chukwueze while he was wearing a nail, not even looking at the ball.

Adrien Rabiot somehow escaped a wall red card after his stud challenge

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Adrien Rabiot somehow escaped a wall red card after his stud challenge

Rabiot only received a yellow card despite the dangerous high-leg action.

And fans were equally confused when VAR failed to follow up and reversed the decision to blow the penalty.

One person simply tweeted: “VAR?”

One added: “It was terrible.”

Another posted: “How does the VAR miss this?”

Another added: “Surely one of the main reasons for VAR is to catch and punish things like this?”

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Former Arsenal target Dusan Vlahovic’s fastest ever Champions League debut goal wasn’t enough to earn Juventus won the first leg against Villarreat.

Serb, 22 years old, redirect effort with right foot beat Geronimo Rulli 32 seconds into the round of 16 – beat Andreas Moller’s 1995 record for Borussia Dortmund, also against Juve, by 6 seconds.

But former QPR midfielder Dani Parejo leveled the lead in the 24th minute to seal a draw in Villarreal’s favor.

Villarreal reacted well to an early defeat in their first Champions League knockout tie in 13 years.

Giovani Lo Celso, on loan from Tottenham, saw a custodian miss the post before former Bournemouth winger Arnaut Danjuma Wojciech Szczesny keeper missed a shot in the Juve goal. .

And they paid off in the 21st minute of the second half when Etienne Capoue dribbled past the defence, allowing Parejo to drop down the left flank.

Dani Parejo celebrates scoring for Villarreal

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Dani Parejo celebrates scoring for VillarrealCredit: Reuters

https://www.thesun.co.uk/sport/football/17738609/juventus-adrien-rabiot-villarreal/ Watch Juventus star Adrien Rabiot somehow escape a red card after challenging a stud in his knee against Villarreal

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