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Fans react after Kenedy gets away with no ban at all after shocking challenge

Fans react after Kenedy gets away with no ban at all after shocking challenge

After the news that Newcastle midfielder will not face a retrospective ban for his kick on Cardiff midfielder Victor Camarasa, fans have taken to Twitter to vent their spleen.

The Brazilian player swung a leg out after a challenge half an hour into the game, with referee Craig Pawson awarding a free-kick to The Bluebirds. However, because the kick was dealt with in the game, there cannot be any retrospective action.

This has caused dismay amongst fans, who have brought into question the entire system that allows players to get away with actions like this. Very few people would argue that this was not a red card in the game, so for Kenedy to go completely unpunished is a stroke of luck.

Kenedy went on to miss a penalty in the final stages of the match, as his side sent went on to draw 0-0 at the Cardiff City Stadium.

Here’s what the fans had to say:

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