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

07 Apr 2011 00:20:55

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

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. Controversy: Manchester United's Patrice Evra brings down Chelsea's Ramires 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.  Chelsea 0 Manchester United 1: Rooney the hero for Fergie as Reds claim advantageRooney watch (or how much does he owe the swear box?) Chelsea v Manchester United: Player ratings from the Champions League clashAll the latest Chelsea news, features and opinionAll the latest Manchester United news, features and opinion  Explore more:People: Patrice Evra Places: France


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