Mario Balotelli, Manchester City(Mike Egerton EMPICS Sport)

Manchester City striker Mario Balotelli was substituted in his side's 2-0 defeat to Dynamo Kiev after suffering an allergic reaction to the grass. The controversial forward's face swelled up and he had to be given an antihistamine injection during half-time.

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