How Jamilu Collins’ Red Card Could Jinx Paderborn

How Jamilu Collins’ Red Card Could Jinx Paderborn

Jamilu Collins was sent off for in Saturday’s Bundesliga match between Paderborn and Freiburg at the Schwarzwald-Stadion.

Collins had only returned to action after serving a suspension for accumulated yellow cards and missed one game in the process.


On Saturday, he was given his marching orders in the 59th minute after a second booking for tripping an opponent, He picked up the initial caution in the first half.



Paderborn, who are 17th in the log, did hold their own to defeat seventh placed Freiburg 2-0.


Goals from Christopher Antwi-Adjei (48′) and Abdelhamid Sabiri (84′), the latter from the spot secured maximum points for Steffen Baumgart’s men.


Meanwhile, for Collins it was the first time he was sent off in a competitive game since joining the German side.


He moved to the Benteler Arena in 2018 when the club was in the third division, and he maintained a decent disciplinary record.


In fact, he only previously received a red card in the professional career, since moving to Europe, way back in 2015.


The Nigerian was on the books of NK Krka in the Slovenian Prva Liga.


That season, the club finished bottom and was relegated, he then moved to the top division in Croatia.


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