The Professional Referees’ Association has apologized to Brighton and Hove Albion for not awarding a penalty for Pierre-Emile Hojbjerg’s foul on Kaoru Mitoma in the Seagulls’ 2-1 defeat at Spurs. This is the third time this season.
Howard Webb, head of the Professional Referee’s Association ( PGMOL). Admitted that Brighton and Hove Albion deserved a penalty in their 2-1 defeat to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League. English League on Saturday the past. Ready to contact the club to apologize already. However, the seagull has called on the agency to clarify the questionable decision in the UFABET game
While the score was still tied at 1-1 in the second half, in the 72nd minute, Kaoru Mitoma was knocked down by Pierre Emil Hoyburg in the penalty area. But the referee Stuart Atwell released keep playing. After VAR has been considered By considering that the collision did not cause a foul stroke. Causing the visiting team to miss the opportunity to win the goal. Before being hit by Harry Kane to give the home team a narrow win
Earlier, Webb pledged more engagement and transparency. After taking over at the start of the season This is evident from club visits and open communication channels. This includes acknowledging a small number of decision-making errors since returning to the Premier League. After the 2022 World Cup in Qatar, as well as another involving the Seagulls .
This is the third time this season that Brighton have had to take advantage of a referee’s mistake and have to accept a reluctant apology. Because it cannot change the effect on the game that ends. The first came in an FA Cup fourth-round match that didn’t dismiss Liverpool midfielder Fabinho for an ugly foul on Evan Ferguson , and again in a 1-1 draw with Crystal Palace for offside. Mistake Unfortunately, the door was forfeited.
The mistake, despite VAR, resulted in Brighton demanding an explanation from the refereeing body. Especially the latest game Two handball goals were forfeited and three penalties denied. Leaving them squandered in the top four after taking 46 points from 28 games, sitting seventh in the table behind fourth-placed Manchester United . Who competed in more than 1 match at 10 points, which if they were able to collect residual victories, would follow 7 points left