The following match situation is taken from the UEFA Champions League's Matchday 5 tie between Sporting Lisbon and NK Maribor and belongs to the category Assessing the Level of Punishment.
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2. Speed and intensity of the challenge.
3. Was unfair contact made with the tackler's sole or studs?
4. Was the tackler endangering the opponent's safety?
Defender #30 tackles his opponent with very little chances of playing the ball fairly. While showing studs and a stretched foot, he hits his opponent's foot / heel with very high intensity, speed and full force. Therefore he clearly endangers the safety of his opponent and should be sent off for serious foul play. (76% of the voters agreed with that).
It is remarkable that the attacker fouled is immediately making an unfair gesture with his hand demanding a card against his opponent. This amplifies the importance of consistently combatting against this type of unsporting behaviour.