Rarely is a straffesparkskendelse been discussed so extensively, as when Damir Skomina on Wednesday evening pointed to the spot in the dying minutes of the showdown between Paris Saint-Germain and Manchester United.
An English end from the outside hit the Presnel Kimpembe on the arm. The defender had his back to the and did not immediately to commit a deliberate action.
Skomina signaled, also when the corner kick, without major protests from the Manchester United players, but then arose the ballad.
Suddenly sent the infamous WAS Damir Skomina out to the monitor, and so was the corner suddenly to punish. Clinically translated by Marcus Rashford and Manchester United-advancement as a direct consequence.
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Damir Skomina see the episode through on the monitor...
...and judge the penalty. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
Now, UEFA has quite untraditional chosen to issue a statement, which in detail describes why the order was changed.
After having seen the situation from different angles recommended WAS (Video Assistant Referee, red), that the judge should make a review on the field as a result of the incident in the penalty area.
- Because the judge did not clearly notice the incident in the present, it was decided to make a review on the track.
On the basis of it confirmed to the judge that the distance, as the ball was sent from, was not short, and therefore, the consequence (to the hit Kimpembe on the arm, red.) not unexpected. Forsvarsspillerens arm was not close to the body, making the body larger and therefore resulted in the fact that the ball stopped while it was on the way to goal.
- Therefore, convicted the judge the penalty. All of the above mentioned decisions were made in full compliance with the protocol, saith the UEFA.
It is quite unusual, UEFA on the way sets out an order, but the fierce criticism of the penalty seems, then, to have the pressure fodboldforbundet out in an explanation.
New rules for hand on the ball has already been adopted and will be effected from next season. You can read more about here:
Marcus Rashfords scoring meant that the Manchester United overall equalized to 3-3, but because of the most away goals is the English that is in the bowl on Friday, when the drawn ticket to the quarter-finals.
Marcus Rashford had the dubious order and sent Manchester United in the Champions League. Photo: Ritzau Scanpix
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