Dirty Tackle

DTotD: Roberto Soldado punches opponent in the stomach

Valencia captain Roberto Soldado's week of inflicting pain continues. First, he scored a wonderful goal and stepped on Falcao's head in Atletico Madrid's first loss of the season last weekend. Then, in his side's 4-2 Champions League win against BATE Borisov, he apparently decided he didn't like Maksim Bordachev very much, so he punched him in the stomach from behind.

Soldado wasn't punished for the blow, but he did give Pepe a reason to be friends with him.

This has been the Dirty Tackle of the Day: a chronicling of unfortunate events.

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