Mitrovic sent off for pushing ref as Fulham get three reds in a minute vs Man United

Fulham striker Aleksadar Mitrovic is sent off for pushing referee Chris Kavanagh in his side's FA Cup quarter-final against Manchester United.
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Aleksandar Mitrovic was sent off for pushing referee Chris Kavanagh as Willian and manager Marco Silva also saw red in the space of a minute in Fulham's 3-1 loss to Manchester United in the FA Cup on Sunday.

Earlier, Mitrovic had given the Cottagers a 1-0 lead and they were still ahead in the 72nd minute when Willian blocked a goal-bound effort from Jadon Sancho.

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Ben Hayward
Weekend editor

Ben Hayward is the Weekend Editor of FourFourTwo. A European football writer and Tottenham Hotspur fan with over 15 years’ experience, he has covered games all over the world - including three World Cups, several Champions League finals, Euros, Copa America - and has spent much of that time in Spain. Ben speaks English and Spanish, currently dividing his time between Barcelona and London, covering all the big talking points of the weekend on FFT: he’s also written several list features and interviewed Guglielmo Vicario for the magazine.