sport news Cardiff's Leandro Bacuna tries to 'gouge teammate Callum Paterson's eye'

Cardiff's Leandro Bacuna tries to 'gouge teammate Callum Paterson's eye' after the final whistle in 1-0 loss to Nottingham Forest They had to be separated by their team-mates after clashing heads at full-time But Cardiff manager Neil Harris played down the incident, saying it was 'passion' The 42-year-old added: 'In the heat of the moment, I've got no problem with that'

By Daily Mail Reporter

Published: 23:38 GMT, 25 February 2020 | Updated: 23:40 GMT, 25 February 2020

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Nottingham Forest's play-off boosting 1-0 win over Cardiff City was followed by a nasty clash between Cardiff's Callum Paterson and Leandro Bacuna, in which the latter appeared to gouge his team-mate's eye at the final whistle.

The pair had to be separated by their team-mates after clashing heads at full-time to top off a dismal evening for the home side.

Cardiff manager Neil Harris played down the incident as 'passion'.

Leandro Bacuna appears to try to gouge teammate Callum Paterson's eye after the whistle

Leandro Bacuna appears to try to gouge teammate Callum Paterson's eye after the whistle

Bacuna squared up to Paterson after the whistle went after a dismal evening for the home side

Bacuna squared up to

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