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Photo: Keeper left with a nasty cut after horror kick from Rangers star

Ondrej Kolar, Slavia Prague, Kemar Roofe, Rangers
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A horrific photo of Slavia Prague goalkeeper Kolar’s injuries has emerged following a kick to the head from Rangers star Roofe.

Slavia Prague bagged a brilliant win away to Rangers on Thursday to progress to the Europa League quarter-final stages.

But the victory came at a price, especially for goalkeeper Ondrej Kolar.

The 26-year-old was left with a huge head gash following a nasty challenge from Kemar Roofe on the hour-mark at Ibrox.

As Roofe tried to latch onto the end of a long ball with a fully outstretched leg in mid-air, Kolar rushed out to get the ball first. It resulted in a collision, with the Rangers star’s boots cutting across the keeper’s face.

Roofe got a straight red card for the challenge, whilst Kolar was stretchered off.

A man down, and already a goal behind, Rangers lost 2-0 when Nicolae Stanciu scored a second goal for Slavia after Leon Balogun also got a red card. The Scottish champions exited the Europa League through a 3-1 aggregate defeat in the last-16 stage.

An image has since emerged of Kolar’s face, showing him with a huge cut across his forehead and another under his left eye.

Rangers manager Steven Gerrard later revealed Glen Kamara was racially abused by a Slavia Prague player, believed to be Ondrej Kudela, and urged UEFA to investigate.

Roofe was also subjected to racial abuse on Instagram after the match.