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Mason Holgate became the fastest player to be sent off this season after being dismissed just thirteen minutes into Sheffield United’s clash with Brighton.
The on-loan Blades defender pounced on a tackle on Brighton’s Kaoru Mitoma in the opening exchanges at Bramall Lane, in a collision that sparked outrage from the away team.
Holgate was initially shown a yellow card for the tackle before the referee reviewed and after a second look at the VAR screen, the penalty was upgraded to a straight red for the defender.
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The tackle that saw Blades Mason Holgate earn the fastest red card of the season