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Karine Grigoryan

06-12-2018 | 16:53 Football

Referee explains why Alexandre Lacazette’s goal was ruled out against Manchester United

In the game against Manchester United, which ended 2-2, Arsenal forward Alexandre Lacazette scored a goal in the 89th minute, although it was disallowed. https://twitter.com/AnthBarbagallo/status/1070436129726328833 Fans criticized referee Andre Marriner as the goal could bring them 3 points. But former referee  Phil Dowd explained why the goal was disallowed. (via TheSun) "The law has changed. He [De Gea] is considered to be in control of the ball when he has it in both hands, his outstretched hand or between any other surface," said he "He has the ball in his hand, he is in control at all times and cannot be challenged. Therefore the foul was given."

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