Ref Review: Loopy decision aids Liverpool; Pogba call bang on –

Brighton were dead to feel laborious carried out by after Liverpool’s penalty winner on Saturday, while Paul Pogba’s relate on Dele Alli changed into as soon as now not red-card obedient, all in Ref Review.


Refereeing choices are continuously the provision of debate amongst followers, pundits, gamers and managers so this season TEAMtalk’s ‘Ref Review’ panel shall be passing judgement on each and each red card (or avoidance of one), each and each penalty  (or avoidance of one) and any other main incident in each and each Premier League match.

We also shall be in the day and age of goalline technology, while VAR made its appearance on the World Cup, but soccer remains plagued by controversies.

We’ll furthermore judge on a weekly basis which facet can take into legend themselves fortunate and which changed into as soon as basically the most enthralling decision for a match legitimate to present.


Huddersfield Metropolis penalty allure v Cardiff Metropolis

An entirely big decision that will perhaps attain again to haunt the Terriers, who arrested a trot of nine straight defeats but in all honesty also can peaceful possess overwhelmed Cardiff on Saturday. That they didn’t changed into as soon as mainly due to their have profligacy in front of goal and a controversial second on Seventy six minutes when ref Lee Mason changed his thoughts after first and necessary awarding them a penalty.

Plump-again Florent Hadergjonaj took a tumble in the apartment after clashing with Joe Bennett and Mason tentatively pointed to the predicament.

Nonetheless amid a total heap of pronounce from Cardiff’s gamers and howls of derision from the terraces the ref then consulted linesman Stuart Burt, sooner than dramatically reversing his usual decision and awarding Cardiff a free-kick for a push by Hadergjonaj.

It changed into as soon as one if those ‘We’ve surely appear then given’ penalty calls but the astounding relate changed into as soon as replays confirmed Mason clearly had the upper behold, so we are at a loss as to why he allowed his thoughts to be changed?

Verdict: Unsuitable decision


Southampton penalty v Leicester Metropolis

A comedy of errors early on from Leicester, who were attach under stress after a terrible goal-kick from Kasper Schmeichel. The ball in the raze found its capability again to Shane Prolonged, who changed into as soon as then clumsily bundled over by Namplays Mendy merely internal the apartment.

Whistler Michael Oliver – new from Tuesday’s VAR controversy in the Carabao Cup – blew for a penalty at as soon as and he changed into as soon as bang on the cash in doing so.

Verdict: Gracious decision


Yan Valery red card v Leicester Metropolis

Booked for a predicament of purses by the touch line with Ben Chilwell ten minutes beforehand, Valery completely then knew he had to be careful? However with 1/2-time drawing near he bought on the dead facet of Marc Albrighton and stuck his arm around the defender.

Valery seemed as if it may perhaps know his fate sooner than the ref produced the second yellow, and the necessary red.

Verdict: Gracious decision


Liverpool penalty v Brighton

What on earth changed into as soon as Pascal Corrupt doing right here? Completely horrendous relate in the apartment and referee Kevin Buddy had an effortless decision to present given this changed into as soon as a stonewall penalty. Corrupt bought himself in a terrible station and changed into as soon as now not in actuality in the pretty station to present a address when he went in on Salah, with disastrous consequences.

Verdict: Gracious decision


Bournemouth goal-line clearance v Everton

The Toffees were so shut to breaking the impasse at Goodison early in the second 1/2. Richarlison headed at goal on the again post, the ball changed into as soon as blocked and fell correctly for the Brazilian. He then smashed a low shot at goal that changed into as soon as blocked pretty on the road by Nathan Ake and in the raze cleared.

The home followers screamed for a goal and the referee checked out his behold to glance if it went over, but it didn’t.

Verdict: Gracious decision


Tottenham disallowed goal v Manchester United

Spurs idea they’d taken the lead on the 1/2 hour at Wembley after Kieran Trippier’s contaminated changed into as soon as bundled in opposition to goal by Dele Alli. The ball in the raze reached Kane, but he changed into as soon as in an offside station as he stroked the ball home. It changed into as soon as lovely tight but in the raze a good call from the officers.

Verdict: Gracious decision


Paul Pogba yellow card v Tottenham

The Frenchman had one other decent sport but also can possess considered red after catching Dele Alli on the left knee along with his studs. It seemed lovely depraved on replay but we don’t feel Pogba changed into as soon as intentionally trying to damage the England man and changed into as soon as as a change trying to step across the ball.

A yellow changed into as soon as pretty ample under the circumstances but Graeme Souness didn’t judge so. The dilapidated Liverpool man, never insecure to present his thoughts on Pogba, acknowledged afterwards “If the referee doesn’t gaze it as a red card, but he has considered the depraved, then he is aware of nothing about soccer.”

Don’t pick that for my piece Mike Dean. It’s merely Souness being Souness.

Verdict: Gracious decision


Personnel in all likelihood to feel brassed off award

Huddersfield Metropolis

“I will’t discover the words for how this may occasionally happen”. David Wagner changed into as soon as clearly hurting after referee Lee Mason changed his thoughts about awarding Huddersfield a penalty and branded it “a obedient, obedient mistake.” It changed into as soon as a habitual one as Mason clearly had a extraordinarily supreme behold of the incident, but peaceful in the raze deferred to the judgement of his assistant.

You wonder merely how obedient a call that’s going to relate their own praises for the Yorkshire club when the mud settles on the 2018/19 season?


Stonewall decision of the week

Liverpool penalty

“I believe for Pascal because Salah is per chance basically the most unhealthy participant when he gets into those cases,” acknowledged Chris Hughton afterwards, but privately the Brighton boss will had been seething with Corrupt’ oafish relate in the apartment on Liverpool’s top scorer.

It in actuality changed into as soon as dull from Corrupt – who changed into as soon as never in actuality in station to present a relate – and a determined penalty, although Salah went down esteem an ironing board.



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