Former Premier League ref Graham Poll says Cuneyt Cakir can be proud of his performance in Manchester United’s Champions League defeat to Real Madrid.
The Turk sent off Nani in a decision which has been widely condemned.
Poll wrote in the Daily Mail: "Cakir was having a superb game. He was almost faultless in the first half and despite the debate of the Nani red card he continued refereeing consistently through the game and would, I expect, be congratulated by UEFA on his performance.
"Unlike Rio Ferdinand, who could well face a charge for his sarcastic applauding in the face of Cakir after the final whistle."
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