Watch Daniel Podence spits on Brennan Johnson during Wolves vs Forest, video goes viral

Watch Daniel Podence spits on Brennan Johnson during Wolves vs Forest, video goes viral

In Saturday’s 1-1 match, assistants from Nottingham Forest and Wolves were dismissed after allegations that Daniel Podence spits at Brennan Johnson as seen in a viral video

Watch the video below.

Referee Chris Kavanagh was in the midst of another sending-off controversy after two coaches were ejected from what turned out to be a contentious Premier League match. Both Wolves assistant Pablo Sanz and Nottingham Forest coach Alan Tate received their marching orders after sparring in the technical area.

When Adama Traore fell in the 58th minute and claimed that Forest defender Felipe shoved him over, Wolves were incensed that they were not handed a penalty. The bosses, Julen Lopetegui and Steve Cooper argued at the sideline with team members joining in. Tate appeared to be aiming a punch during the altercation, and Sanz joined in as well.

 Daniel Podence spits on Brennan Johnson during Wolves vs Forest, video goes viral


Both of them received red cards from Kavanagh right away. The decision by VAR that the official erred in not giving the tourists a penalty infuriated the visitors even more. The referee has been at the centre of a red card dispute twice in a row. He is the same referee who sent Fulham’s three guys during their FA Cup loss to Manchester United.

Willian was given the boot for intentionally handballing the ball. Then, Aleksandar Mitrovic was dismissed for shoving the referee. For dissent, Marco Silva was also fired. In the little more than two months that have passed between the two games, there have been two fights between the teams.

There was post-game tension following Forest’s Carabao Cup victory over Wolves in the penalty shootout. Later, each club was fined £85,000 for failing to manage its players.

Daniel Podence is accused of spitting on Brennan Johnson.

Brennan Johnson, a Forest scorer, told BBC Sport, “Disappointment dominates the feeling. Playing in these important games is great, but we couldn’t give the supporters the three points. I put a lot of effort into finishing when opportunities like that present themselves, which are rare in the Premier League.”


On the purported spit, Daniel Podence allegedly directed at him: “I think it’s just extreme emotion. I don’t really recall it. I don’t want to discuss it in great detail. I observed him make a motion, but when they looked at it, nothing happened.”