Video: Zenit’s Criscito gets bodyslammed

The Italian defender was hauled to the ground in an unorthodox challenge that only resulted in a yellow card for Tom Tomsk’s Alexander Sobulev.

In the 30th minute and the scores at 0-0 on Monday, Criscito attempted to dribble the ball upfield as Zenit pushed for an opener – only for striker Sobolev to come up behind him and haul the 30-year-old to the ground.

Unsurprisingly, Criscito wasn’t best pleased with the challenge and duly shoved Sobulev away with his hands.Despite the protests from Criscito’s Zenit team-mates to give Sobolev a red card, both players only received a yellow.Zenit went on to win 2-0 with goals from Oleg Shatov and Danny.WATCH: Zenit’s Criscito gets bodyslammed

 

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