With little riding on their final Ligue 1 game of the season at Lorient on Sunday evening, Paris Saint-Germain rested a number of regulars, including goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu. Backup shot-stopper Alphonse Aréola started in between the sticks, but made way for Ronan Le Crom in the second half.
Despite signing for the Parisians in January 2012, Le Crom was making his first-team debut —yet he last just 21 minutes after bringing down Lorient's Lamine Gassama in the 81st minute. The challenge wasn't particularly bad (hence it doesn't qualify as a Dirty Tackle of the Day), but the Ligue 1 journeyman was the last man and was issued a red card. The 38-year-old could barely contain the disappointment of wrecking his first chance in sixteen months and burst into tears on the sidelines.
David Beckham — who wasn't included in the squad after officially retiring — was among those who consoled the keeper, perhaps reminding him that the team were 3-0 up in a game that meant absolutely nothing.
Defender Mamadou Sakho hammed it up as he was selected to go in goal and face the penalty from Arnaud Le Lan. He was unsuccessful in stopping the shot, but highly successful in going the wrong way and running into the post...