Striker Bruno Henrique was hit by a glass of water thrown by a Flamengo fan, in the defeat against Santos. In a match valid for the 31st round of the Brasileirão, at Mané Garrincha, in Brasília, the red-and-black player was hit after complaining about the red card he received, when arguing with referee Rafael Rodrigo Klein.
Flamengo fans throw water bottles on the field after Bruno Henrique was sent off
At 49 minutes into the second half, Flamengo fans were already throwing glasses of water onto the pitch, following a Santos corner kick. The São Paulo team took the corner short, and Bruno Henrique fouled Soteldo. The referee issued a yellow card to the red-black striker. Subsequently, Bruno complained to the referee and received a red card.
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While the Flamengo striker was complaining to Rafael Rodrigo Klein, a red-black fan threw a glass of water, which hit Bruno Henrique. Rafael informed the fourth referee that he will record what happened in the match summary.
Flamengo lost to Santos 2-1, coming from behind, in a match in which they played with one less from the first half. Gerson, in the 41st minute, was sent off, while the match was 1-1. Pedro opened the scoring for Tite’s team, and Nonato tied the match. At the end of the second half, Joaquim turned to Santos, and Bruno Henrique was sent off soon after.
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