Roma’s Mattia Destro has subsequently been given a four-match ban for this incident but the referee at the time did nothing. Despite Destro appearing to take several swings at Cagliari’s Davide Astori before landing a blow.
Collapsing to the floor at the moment of landing a punch seems to have befuddled the ref who ended up booking Astori for his retaliation.
Roma went on to win 3-1 and from his weak-wristed efforts at trying to floor Astori there are no expectations that Destro will be taking up boxing anytime soon.
Spotted over on Dirty Tackle.