McAuley red card transferred to Dawson

During the second minute of West Brom's 3-0 defeat at the Etihad Stadium on Saturday, Wilfried Bony was fouled outside the box by Dawson, with referee Neil Swarbrick allowing play to go on before McAuley dispossessed the Ivorian.

Swarbrick then awarded a free-kick for the initial infringement, but inexplicably sent McAuley from the field - despite Dawson appearing to concede that he should be the one to go.

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