The former Liverpool man was given his marching orders after a clash with the Brazilian and his bosses were far from happy with the officials.

Borussia Dortmund sporting director Michael Zorc has branded Paris Saint-Germain star Neymar a “good actor” after Emre Can was shown a red card for fouling the Brazilian, with head coach Lucien Favre also calling the expulsion “almost ridiculous”.

One of the main flashpoints of the tie was the dismissal of Can, however, who was given his marching orders after a challenge on Neymar. Dortmund’s hierarchy spoke about the incident after the match and were far from happy with the decision.

“I think the red card was too severe,” Zorc told reporters. “Emre stood up to him and we all know that Neymar is a good actor – he showed that today.”

Favre added: “The dismissal was much too severe. Emre Can made only one small mistake and Neymar exaggerated it a little. It’s far too severe. Almost ridiculous.” Continue reading

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