Shakhtar Donetsk's Luiz Adriano was knocked unconscious by a clothesline to the chin from Illychivets defender Oleksandr Chyzhov during a Ukrainian Premier League match on Friday. The blow occurred just before halftime and was Chyzhov's attempt to stop Adriano from getting around him on a counter attack.
Adriano had to be taken off on a stretcher and Chyzhov was only shown a yellow card for the brutal offense. Shakhtar went on to win 3-0.
In related news: The WWE has put in a sizable bid for Oleksandr Chyzhov.
This has been the Dirty Tackle of the Day: a chronicling of unfortunate events.
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- Luiz Adriano
- Oleksandr Chyzhov
- Shakhtar Donetsk