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Video: Neymar escaped sending off for a horrible tackle during Barca's 1-0 loss to Malaga

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3.19K   //    22 Feb 2015, 16:36 IST
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Neymar is pictured after being brought down by Malaga’s Samu Castillejo

It was a frustrating night for Neymar and Barcelona as they struggled at home to find a goal against Malaga, succumbing to a 1-0 defeat at Camp Nou.

And, rightly so, the frustration was evident by their antics, be it Jordi Alba kicking a Malaga player twice or Neymar pulling off a horrible tackle. Cutting in from the left, the Brazil captain in an attempt to keep the ball to his feet, went for a very late and rough challenge in the 87th minute.

He was given a yellow, but many argued that the tackle called for a sending off and that the forward should be considering himself lucky to not have been sent off at that moment.

Watch the incident here

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