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Video: Darwin Nunez red card vs Crystal Palace

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Liverpool's Uruguayan striker Darwin Nunez (2nd L) is sent off from the pitch by referee Paul Tierney (L) after committing a foul during the English Premier League football match between Liverpool and Crystal Palace at Anfield stadium, in Liverpool, north west England on August 15, 2022. (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Liverpool striker Darwin Nunez saw a red card in the second half of Monday’s clash vs Crystal Palace for a headbutt on Joachim Andersen after the two had tussled in the box just moments earlier.

Darwin Nunez sees a straight red card for headbutt against Crystal Palace. (📸: Getty Images)

After coming off the bench to score against Man City in Community Shield, and also Fulham on the opening day, Nunez was rewarded with a starting shirt against Patrick Vieira side’s on Monday.

A debut to forget! Darwin Nunez reacts as he leaves the pitch (Photo by PAUL ELLIS/AFP via Getty Images)

Darwin Nunez Premier League debut at Anfield did not go as planned, as he was shown a straight red card for head-butting Crystal Palace defender Joachim Andersen.

Darwin Nunez red card vs Crystal Palace

A frustrating first half saw Liverpool concede before the break, after dominating for the entirety.

Liverpool needed to come out in the second half with a much more clinical edge, however, things went from bad to worse for The Reds in the 57th minute, as new signing Darwin Nunez had a moment of madness.

The Uruguayan reacted to Joachim Anderson pushing him in the back by headbutting the Crystal Palace defender.

The incident angered Jurgen Klopp and wasn’t helped when the striker refused to come off quickly.

Watch Jurgen Klopp reaction to Darwin Nunez red card.

Manager Jurgen Klopp admitted he could have no arguments about the dismissal for his marquee summer signing who will now miss Manchester United clash due to suspension.

Liverpool did equalise not so long through Luis Diaz as his sweet strike canceled out Wilfred Zaha’s opener to make it second successive draw of the fledgling campaign.

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