Alfredo Morelos and Scott McKenna were both sent off after tangling at Pittodrie. Pic: SNS/Craig Williamson

Aidan Smith: How many times do we want to see Morelos and McKenna tangle? A lot

What did we do for fun in the old days? We went to the game, we stood in the rain and watched the players kick lumps out of each other, and then we came home. There might have been highlights on TV that night but they’d be brief, eccentrically edited and with a very good chance that the coverage would miss the most eye-watering of all the skin grafts conducted without anaesthetic on the pitch. And if by some fluke the worst challenge had found its way into the excerpts, the commentator would refrain from drawing attention to it, or at least he’d cloak it in some heroic euphemism.

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