Refereeing Department: "Cullen deserved red"

TUESDAY, 4 MAY 2021, 17:53 - lajoya
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OTHER In its weekly debriefing, the Professional Refereeing Department announced that Josh Cullen should have gotten a red card in Sunday's game against Club Brugge. "But not all criteria for a VAR intervention were present," he says.

Josh Cullen is too late to play the ball and hits Club Brugge player Bas Dost on and above the ankle with the studs. The referee gives a yellow card for a reckless foul. The Professional Refereeing Department expects a red card for serious mean. game ", it sounds.

The VAR did not intervene. Because there is no high intensity at the foul (the heel hits the ground when making the foul) and excessive force, not all criteria are in place for a VAR intervention and the referee's decision is not a clear and obvious error '", the Refereeing Department concludes.

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