Fulham manager Martin Jol felt the sending off of Fulham skipper Brede Hangeland in the Cottagers' 3-1 defeat at home to Sunderland was harsh.

Norway international Hangeland was dismissed after 31 minutes for a two-footed challenge on Lee Cattermole with the game still goalless.

Jol felt his captain had not gone in maliciously on Cattermole and said he would like to see referees use more common sense when making such decisions, saying: "I think he was probably the only one in the stadium who really thought it was a red card."

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