Le Havre forward Andre Ayew has defended himself amidst critisms following Sunday’s red card against Nice.
The Black Stars captain was sent off on his Le Havre debur just two minutes after coming.
A visibly shocked Andre Ayew after he was controversially sent off in the 67th minute
Looking back on his first match in France since leaving Marseille eight years ago, Andre said: “Yes, it’s true that it’s soccer, it’s soccer. I think that with enough experience, you can take a step back from situations, but I’m pretty calm after seeing the images again.”
Ayew also described Sunday’s incident from his point of view.
“He throws himself, he throws himself before me, I see him throw himself, he’s going to get the ball before me, I lift my foot, trying to hold it back and on the way to land I brush against his shin guard. And that’s it, that was the referee’s decision,” he added.
Despite the red card, Le Havre managed to hold Nice as the match ended in a goalless draw.
Andre Ayew will serve a three-match suspension before he returns to action.
Andre joined Le Havre as a free agent in November, after leaving Premier League said Nottingham Forrest in May.