Aleksandar Mitrovic sees red as tempers flare during Fulham pre-season game

Fulham frontman Aleksandar Mitrovic was lucky to stay on the pitch after he saw red in a pre-season friendly bust-up.

The Cottagers were facing Portuguese top flight side Estoril, when Harry Wilson was on the end of a late challenge. The big Serb didn't take too kindly to the challenge, and he squared up to Estoril midfielder Francisco Geraldes, grabbing the 27-year-old's shirt as he fumed at him.

Mitrovic was quick to stand up for his team-mate as he continually shoved the Portuguese man backwards. And Fulham supporters were quick to praise his behaviour, but some saw it as signs for concern in the Premier League.

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One fan said: "'Friendly' ended up getting pretty nasty, [a] lot of dodgy tackles going in, ref completely lost control of the game."

"We need Mitro to stay on the pitch. In the Prem, that's meat fodder for experienced defenders," another added. While a third said: "Haven't seen him kick off like that for a good while now. That No.6 probably needs some clean underwear!"

And a fourth tweeted: In a friendly ahaahaha. Man’s a nutter!"

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Mitrovic is coming off the back of a storming season in England's second tier, and his goals were a huge factor in Fulham bouncing straight back up to the Premier League.

The Serb bagged twice as Fulham brushed aside the Portuguese side 3-1 on the Iberian Peninsula ahead of the start of the new campaign.

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