'Almost killed him!' - Kyle Walker's ridiculous, meme-worthy throw-in almost took Bernardo Silva's head off

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Manchester City defender Kyle Walker almost took team-mate Bernardo Silva's head off with a bullet throw-in against Chelsea.
  • Chelsea hosted Man City
  • Walker's throw raises eyebrows
  • Social media loved it

WHAT HAPPENED? Manchester City won 1-0 at Chelsea in the Premier League on Thursday, with Kyle Walker back in Pep Guardiola's starting XI at Stamford Bridge. Walker unintentionally caught the eye in the first half with a fierce throw-in that left Bernardo Silva desperately ducking for cover.

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THE BIGGER PICTURE: Fans watching the game were quick to spot the strange moment and were happy to enjoy themselves at the Man City defender's expense.


Bernardo Silva wasn't ready.

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And looked terrified at the ball screaming towards him.

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Could he have reacted better?

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At least it provided entertainment in a slow first half!

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WHAT NEXT FOR MAN CITY? Pep Guardiola's side take on Chelsea again on Sunday when the two teams meet once more in the third round of the FA Cup.