Brighton obtain an apology after being denied a penalty at Tottenham

Brighton and Hove Albion have acquired an apology from PGMOL after they had been denied a penalty of their 2-1 defeat at Tottenham Hotspur on Saturday.

Brighton referred to as for a penalty within the second half of the sport at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium when Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg appeared to catch Kaoru Mitoma within the penalty space to make it 1-1.

Referee Stuart Attwell dismissed the guests’ protests and was not requested to evaluate the choice. Harry Kane scored the winner shortly after.

Head coach Roberto De Zerbi was livid with the choice and the following dialogue for the reason that recreation, wherein Chief Referee Officer Howard Webb conceded a penalty ought to have been awarded.

The membership stay upset with the choice to not permit two objectives and have requested for additional clarification, in addition to a wider dialogue, over numerous calls which have breached him this season.

Webb promised extra engagement and transparency after taking up the position earlier within the season, which noticed golf equipment go to and an open line of communication established.

That included admitting errors in a small variety of choices since returning to the Premier League after the World Cup, together with one other involving Brighton.

What may have been a Pervis Estupinan winner towards Crystal Palace in February was dominated out for offside, with Webb later confirming that “human error” meant the offside strains had been wrongly drawn.

De Zerbi and his opponent Cristian Stellini had been each pink playing cards throughout a tumultuous encounter in north London, leaving Brighton seventh within the Premier League desk.

They return towards Chelsea subsequent Saturday.


De Zerbi and Stellini had been each despatched off throughout Tottenham’s recreation towards Brighton

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