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Rangers: Fans were raging that Alfredo Morelos didn’t get a penalty against Young Boys

Rangers: Fans were raging that Alfredo Morelos didn’t get a penalty against Young Boys - Rangers

Referee Felix Brych came in for fierce criticism from a lot of Rangers fans over an incident in the first half of their 1-1 draw against Young Boys in last night’s Europa League clash at Ibrox.

Who should Rangers' penalty taker be?

Alfredo Morelos

Alfredo Morelos

James Tavernier

James Tavernier

Neither

Neither

Midway through the first half, Alfredo Morelos glided past Frederik Sorensen and into the penalty area, with the Young Boys defender then appearing to clip the Colombian’s heels and pull him to the ground. [via Sky Sports]

German referee Brych did not feel the incident warranted a penalty, though, and with no VAR in use in the Europa League group stages, the game continued apace. Morelos would soon exact revenge by opening the scoring, but Sky Sports reporter Charlotte Marsh was adamant that a spot kick should have been given for the 22nd-minute incident, which was highlighted by @RangersFC on Twitter.

This was the second Rangers game in a row in which they seemed hard done by over a refereeing decision, with Celtic’s winning goal in last weekend’s Betfred Cup final appearing to have been scored from an offside position (as per BBC).

These Rangers fans on Twitter vented their frustration at Brych for not giving a penalty over what looked like a foul on Morelos:

Do you think the referee got the penalty decision wrong last night? Did he have a bad game overall? Comment below with your views!


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