Sheffield United player John Egan sent off for fouling Ollie Watkins

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Sheffield United is down to 10 men very early in the game as John Egan fouled an Aston Villa player Ollie Watkins. Egan was handed a straight red for his action on a goal-scoring chance. John Egan and Aston Villa player Ollie Watkins struggled with each other to get to the ball with John Egan getting the best of the struggle.

As result, Egan was sent off and VAR confirmed the referee’s decision. Sheffield is now playing with 10 men with over 80 minutes of the match still to be played.

Sheffield United’s John Egan is shown a straight red card being deemed to deny a goalscoring opportunity for Ollie Watkins. The on-field decision is confirmed by VAR.

Only two players have been sent off twice in the Premier League in 2020:

  • David Luiz
  • John Egan An early bath for the FPL favorite.