Erik Pieters smashes window following red card

Pieters smashes window following red card
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PSV Eindhoven's Erik Pieters is understood to have needed hospital treatment after punching a window, having reacted angrily to being sent off.

PSV Eindhoven's Erik Pieters has reportedly been hospitalised after smashing a window in anger, having been shown a red card in their game this evening.

The 24-year-old was sent off in the 67th minute of their match against PEC Zwolle for a serious foul against an opponent.

On his way to the dressing room, the left-back punched a window, causing it to smash and cut his hand.

Several media outlets in Holland have reported that he was taken to hospital on a stretcher.

Pieters was playing his first game for the club in nine months following a series of injury setbacks.

PSV went on to lose the match 3-1.

Alan Pardew
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