Referee István Kovács sprays vanishing spray in a player's face in a Romanian Cup semi-final
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VIDEO: Referee squirts vanishing spray in player’s face in Romanian Cup semi-final

Supposedly inadvertently.


Referee István Kovács managed to get vanishing spray in the face of FC Hermannstadt’s Ionuț Stoica during the second leg of their Cupa României semi-final tie with Gaz Metan on Thursday.

It looks like an accident as the pair pass each other in preparation for a free-kick at Stadionul Gaz Metan.

But the ref does appear to notice the centre-back a few moments before the incident.