Found August 22, 2013 on With Leather:
Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny has won the title of “least fortunate soccer guy of the day” for this clip of him getting straight-up karate struck in the mouth by Fenerbahce’s Pierre Webo. Koscienly collapsed to the ground in agony, but, although he stumbled a bit to regain his balance, Webo wobbled, but he didn’t fall down.Our soccer tag has been dangerously low on guys getting kicked in the face lately. I mean, sure, we featured an Ecuadorian player trying to bite off his opponent’s nose, Neymar flopping during a promotional event and Liverpool’s hilarious “how to be racist” brochure, but every now and then soccer stories need to go back to their roots, which are always “guy gets kicked in face.”Please join us after the jump for a frame-by-frame analysis of how this kick went down.“BOOM! BOOM! BOOM! BOOM!”TROUBLE IN PARADISE CONNECTS!“Oh come on, he never hits that.”[h/t Dirty Tackle]

Laurent Koscielny Kicked in Face by Pierre Webo, Suffers Deep Cut ‘Like Boxer’ (GIF)

If Pierre Webo has something against Laurent Koscielny, he didn’t hide it very well on Wednesday. Webo, a forward for Turkish club Fenerbache, kicked Arsenal defender Koscielny in the face as he tried to kick the ball 30 minutes into their UEFA Champions League qualifying game. Koscielny suffered a deep cut and left the field with his face covered in blood. He was taken to a hospital...

Oh, what’s this? Just an Arsenal player getting brutally kicked in the face

That’s Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny taking a cleat to the face from an opponent during a Champions League playoff match against Fenerbahçe. It looks brutal and it was; the blow forced Koscielny to be subbed out and landed the Fenerbahçe player with a yellow card. Verdict: Not a flop. [Next Impulse Sports] The post Oh, what’s this? Just an Arsenal player getting brutally kicked...

Arsenal Player Proves That Not All Soccer Players Flop

Arsenal’s Laurent Koscielny took a nasty kick to the face during Wednesday’s match courtesy of Fenerbahce’s Webó and it was not a fake injury per soccer’s reputation. After some blood and some time on the pitch Koscielny was forced to leave the game. Ouch. [.GIF] Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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