It didn’t take much for Leicester City to get Ainsley Maitland-Niles sent off in the Foxes’ 3-0 victory over Arsenal. After eight minutes, the young right-back was shown a yellow card for a foul on Ben Chilwell. Just under half an hour later, a late challenge on Youri Tielemans put him in the referee’s notebook again, and off for an early shower he went.
The tackle on the Leicester full-back wasn’t one the Gunners youngster needed to make, as he lunged at the ball following his own loose touch. Co-commentators and coaches alike urge caution to players once they’ve been booked. Maitland-Niles didn’t heed these warnings.
But, as it turns out, most players do. Read the full story.