Brighton boss Graham Potter Potter: Lewis Dunk knows tackle on Gary Cahill was ‘not good’


Brighton manager Graham Potter has admitted that the tackle made by Lewis Dunk on Gary Cahill that earned his captain a red card used “excessive force”.

Dunk was sent off in added-time as the Seagulls scored late to equalise against Crystal Palace. His dived in two-footed as Cahill tried to clear a corner.

Potter said: “You’re right [it was a bad tackle]. It was a reckless challenge, it was excessive force.

“Lewis, he’s had a header and tried to block something. It’s something that we will have to learn from. It was not a good challenge.

“I have spoken to him and he knows it’s not good. He’s a nice guy and knows he’s got it wrong.”


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