Liverpool-bound Keita sent off in Guinea defeat
Tunisia moved closer to World Cup qualification with a 4-1 win away to Guinea after Liverpool's new signing Naby Keita was sent off.
Liverpool-bound Naby Keita was sent off for the second time in three appearances for club and country as Guinea went down to a 4-1 home loss to Tunisia in a World Cup qualifier on Saturday.
RB Leipzig midfielder Keita, who will join Liverpool in a club-record deal reportedly worthÂ Â£48million in 2018, had opened the scoring for the already-eliminated hosts in Conakry.
But after Youssef Msakni struck twice to turn the game around for Tunisia andÂ Mohamed Amine Ben Amor sealed the points with their third, Keita was sent off in injury time.
The midfielder was driving forward in possession but caughtÂ Ben Amor with a stray arm, leaving the Tunisian clutching his face.
Zambian officialÂ Janny Sikazwe produced a red card and Tunisia then went on to add a fourth goal,Â Msakni completing his hat-trick to put his side on the brink of qualification.
Keita has already been dismissed once this season, the midfielder shown a red card after leavingÂ Borussia Monchengladbach'sÂ Christoph Kramer bloodied by a high challenge during a 2-2 Bundesliga draw in September.