Lampard slams ref for wrong penalty call

By on September 17, 2019

first_imgDerby manager Frank Lampard was left fuming at referee Keith Stroud for failing to award his side a “simple” penalty in their goalless draw against Nottingham Forest on Tuesday.Tendayi Darikwa brought down Tom Lawrence in the box with a reckless challenge in the 19th minute, but Stroud refused to point to the spot, a decision that frustrated Lampard.“It was a well-fought game. The quality was slightly down from both teams but the effort was absolute and everyone gave everything,” Lampard told Sky Sports.Jose Mourinho is sold on Lampard succeeding at Chelsea Tomás Pavel Ibarra Meda – September 14, 2019 Jose Mourinho wanted to give his two cents on Frank Lampard’s odds as the new Chelsea FC manager, he thinks he will succeed.There really…“The only person who I thought had a bad night was the referee, because he missed a blatant penalty that would have put us in the lead and changed a tight game.“I defend referees big time because I understand the pace of the game, but that was the most simple penalty you can give and he got it wrong.“It was never going to be an easy night for us where we opened them up. It’s a well done to both teams but it’s hard when there’s a penalty you should get but you don’t.”last_img read more

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