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Gary Neville was left stunned by Darwin Nunez's red card during Liverpool's 1-1 draw against Crystal Palace on Monday night after the Uruguayan forward was given his marching orders for head-butting Eagles defender Joachim Andersen.
Wilfried Zaha gave Palace the lead against the run of play in the first half, before Luis Diaz pulled Liverpool level after the break.
However, it was Nunez's tangle with Andersen on his Anfield debut just minutes before Diaz's leveller that was the main talking point from the evening. Neville admitted he could not defend Nunez's actions, and claimed the 23-year-old would be a big miss when Liverpool travel to Manchester United next week.
Liverpool's Darwin Nunez was sent off for head-butting Joachim Andersen on Monday night
It was a sorry end to Nunez's Anfield debut as he was sent off before the hour mark
'The story tonight is Nunez, not only the first head-butt but to then go