Home All The News Rio slams ‘disgraceful’ Man Utd decision against ‘small West Brom’
Manchester United legend Rio Ferdinand has criticised referee David Coote’s decision to overturn his decision to give West Brom a penalty at Old Trafford.
West Brom thought they would have an opportunity to take the lead when Conor Gallagher was brought down by Bruno Fernandes and Coote pointed to the spot.
But the referee was advisded by VAR to consult the pitchside monitor and decided to reverse his decision.
United went on to win all three points after Fernandes converted a penalty that was retaken after Sam Johnstone came off his line on the first attempt.
“I’m very disappointed with the decision,” Bilic told BT Sport. “I felt like ‘small West Brom’.
“All those crucial decisions went against us. I’ve watched it a few times and it’s a clear penalty.
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