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DTotD: Shakhtar's Luiz Adriano knocked out by clothesline to the chin

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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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