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Top 5 Most Popular Brutal Tackles and Fouls in Premier League History by EPL Best Players

1. Roy Keane, Man United vs Man City 2001

Halaand feud with Keane begun in 1997 at Elland Road that left Roy Keane with anterior cruciate ligament injury. Three years later Keane was on revenge crunching into Halaand's right leg knee with studs high up. Halaand retired two years later due to that horrible foul.

2. Cantona, Man Utd vs Crystal Palace 1995

Eric Cantona was sent off for kicking out Crystal Palace defender Richard Shaw. As he walked off the pitch, a Villa fan provoked the ever furious Man United star. Cantona went Bruce Lee, aiming a flying kick into the Palace fan in the crowd. He was to serve a three match-ban but instead FA struck him with a 8-month ban and additional £100k.

3. Gascoigne, Spurs vs Nottingham 1991

Paul Gascoigne had all the footballing world at his feet yet he made this brutal tackle. Paul horribly lunged into Nottingham Forest, Gary Charles' legs with studs too far high up. Ironically, its Gascoigne who got himself hurt with his cruciate rupturing.

4. McLair & Irwin, Man Utd vs Coventry 1996

Denis Irwin slid from one side while Brian McLair came from the other, sandwiching Busst's leg as they played Coventry. Busst's right leg sustained compound fractures delaying the match whilst blood was cleaned off the tuff.

5. Sadio Mane, Liverpool vs City 2018

Sadio Mane in a Premier League match horrifically fouled Ederson Moraes of Man City. The referee didn't blink in giving Mane a direct red card. Liverpool went on to lose 5-0 against host City at the Etihad stadium.

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