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Mancini hits out at Liverpool

Roberto Mancini has blamed Liverpool for the sending off of Mario Balotelli.

The Italian forward was given two yellow cards and was dismissed in the 1-1 draw.

"I don't think it was a yellow card and I don't think the referee thought it was a yellow card," he said.

"My impression was the referee gave a free-kick but didn't want to give a yellow. Then the Liverpool players went over saying: 'Yellow card, yellow card.' This is not correct."

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