Michael Oliver set for Premier League return after Gianluigi Buffon controversy

16 April 2018 01:37
The FC panel examine the biggest moments between Real Madrid and Juventus, including the late penalty for Real Madrid, Gianluigi Buffon's red card and more. Gianluigi Buffon didn't hold back when asked about the penalty decision at the end of the match that gave Cristiano Ronaldo the opportunity to squash Juventus' comeback. Cristiano Ronaldo scored an added-time penalty to send Real Madrid through to the semi-finals of the Champions League despite a remarkable comeback from Juventus at the Santiago Bernabeu. Michael Oliver will referee West Ham's Premier League game against Stoke on Monday as he returns to officiating after receiving abuse for awarding the controversial late penalty with which Real Madrid knocked Juventus out of the Champions League. Sky Sports reported that Oliver, whose wife Lucy received threats on social media, will officiate after saying that he wanted to return to action as quickly as possible. It said the Professional Game Match Officials Limited (PGMOL), the organisation responsible. . read full article

Source: ESPN