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Europa League: Referee Hit By Object (Video)

Northern Irish referee, Arnold Hunter was struck in the closing stages of an Europa league qualifying tie in Romania.

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Arnold Hunter who took charge of a crunch Europa league qualifying match between Universitatea Craiova and Budapest Honved was left injured after an object struck him in the closing stages of extra-time.

The incident occured after a fracas ensued between both sides.

With the score goalless, a flare was thrown onto the pitch and exploded near Hunter.

Within moments a lighter struck the 40-year-old official’s head, requiring medical treatment and an ambulance to come onto the field.

The match was halted before the remaining minutes were eventually played out and subsequent penalty shoot-out, were played with the fourth official in charge, with Universitatea Craiova winning 3-1 on penalties.

 


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