Patric, Lazio defender, sent off for biting Lecce's Donati during 2-1 loss

Patric, Lazio defender, sent off for biting Lecce's Donati during 2-1 loss

- Patric let his frustrations get the better of him during Lazio's 2-1 loss to Lecce

- The defender bit his opponent as Lazio went in search for an equalizer

- Lazio are now seven points behind Juventus who also recorded a 4-2 defeat to AC Milan

Patric was given his marching orders for biting Lecce's Giulio Donati during the Serie A clash that ended in a third straight loss for Lazio.

Simone Inzaghi's men have been contending with league leaders Juventus in the past few months but have fallen short following the string of losses recorded.

Seventeenth place Lecce had to come from behind to win 2-1 after Felipe Caicedo put the visitors in the lead as early as the fifth minute.

Patric gets sent off for biting Lecce star Donati during 2-1 loss

Patric gets sent off for biting Lecce star Donati during 2-1 loss. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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But Khouma Babacar equalized in the 30th minute to draw the game level and should have taken the lead before half time but Marco Mancosu missed his penalty.

However, two minutes after the break, Lecce's star man Fabio Lucioni made it 2-1 for the home side as they held onto the lead to claim maximum points.

But after seven minutes was added to the 90, Patric was shown a straight red card for biting Donati in the 93rd minute.

Patric could be suspended for the rest of the season as one fan one Twitter suggested that his contract should be terminated.

"One of the worst players I have ever seen, hopefully he's banned for the remainder of his contract."

On the other hand, Juventus had the chance to establish a ten-point lead but lost to AC Milan by 4-2 at the San Siro.

It is now seven points that separate both first and second on the Serie A table with nine matches left to play in the 2019-20 campaign.

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Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that AC Milan vs Juventus ended 4-2 in favour of the home side as Milan came from a two-goal deficit to win the match in emphatic style.

Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Franck Kessie canceled Adrien Rabiot and Cristiano Ronaldo's goals before Rafael Leao and Ante Rebic sealed the win for the Red and Black.

he first half was entertaining but chances were few and far between to separate both sides at the San Siro.

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