Football video: Linesman gets taken out in Benfica-Rio Ave game

Posted by - February 2, 2009 - Football videos, Oddballs

How not to get those close offside calls to go your way

When Rio Ave’s Bruno Mendes decided to slide across the waterlogged pitch to cut out an attack down Benfica’s right flank, he probably wasn’t anticipating making a two-footed lunge on the referee’s assistant. Or maybe he was!