Freiburg’s Bundesliga conflict with Eintracht Frankfurt descended into chaos after David Abraham completely worn out Christian Streich.
The 54-year-old was slammed to the bottom by Frankfurt captain Abraham in stoppage time as his facet chased an equaliser on the Schwarzwald-Stadion.
Freiburg received 1-Zero due to Nils Petersen’s 77th-minute purpose.
Because the ball went out of play, the centre-back went to retrieve it and inexplicably shoved Streich into the bottom and duly sparked a melee.
The benches of either side duly cleared because the Frankfurt gamers remonstrated with Abraham, with a number of pushing and shoving going down.
Referee Felix Brych had no alternative however to ship the veteran off after his second of insanity, which may so simply have been averted.
“He felt provoked, however that shouldn’t occur … he is aware of that,” Frankfurt’s sporting director, Fredi Bobic, stated of Abraham.
“There might be penalties for everybody concerned.”
Streich stated Abraham apologised to him afterwards and the coach thought-about the problem to be over.
“Soccer is a contact sport,” stated Streich, who stated he tried to brace himself pre-contact. “That was on the improper facet of it although.
“It was a heated sport, we have to relax, it’s executed, and never have foolish speak about it now.
“At 54 you may be run over by a younger buffalo; you possibly can’t maintain your self in opposition to it anymore.”