GRAHAM POLL: Goal-line official should have helped referee with Chelsea penalty controversy

07 April 2011 12:20
Chelsea once again fell foul of a poor penalty decision in the Champions League when Patrice Evra brought down Ramires late on.

The referee was looking through players and struggled to see whether the France defender had nicked the ball first.

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UEFA are huge supporters of the additional official positioned behind the goal-line and this incident is exactly what he is there for. He had a clear unobstructed view and yet failed to help the referee.

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