Algeria’s Rafik Halliche sees red as Mikel Agu’s Vitoria Setubal spank Moreirense

The defender was shown the way out by referee Luis Godinho as his team bowed to Lito Vidigal's men at Estadio do Bonfim

Rafik Halliche was sent off for the second time this season as Moreirense succumbed 3-0 to Mikel Agu’s Victoria Setubal on Saturday.

The 32-year-old was shown the way out by referee Luis Godinho for a second caution. First, he was warned in the 70th minute before getting dismissed in the 90th minute.

Moreirense - in the 54th minute, were reduced to ten men after Angelo Neto was given the marching orders for a serious foul play.

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Hildeberto Pereira was the hero as his hat-trick handed his team the crucial victory over Ivo Viera’s men at Estadio do Bonfim.

Nigeria’s Mikel Agu was on parade for the entire duration of the game, while Guinea-Bissau's Frederic Mendy was replaced in the 80th minute by Alex.

Halliche is among the 23 players invited for Algeria’s  2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification Group D encounter versus Benin Republic at Stade Mustapha Tchaker, Blida on October 12.

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