2022-11-24 16:53:27

Fans rejoice 'miracle' after World Cup referee only adds one minute of added time

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Daily Star
By Jacque Talbot

Fans are rejoicing after a referee added just a minute of injury time in a World Cup game.

The tournament in Qatar has seen some lengthy injury times handed out so far - but one brave ref has now bucked the trend.

In England's 6-2 win over Iran, almost half an hour was added by the officials - making it the longest group-stage game at any World Cup, according to stat-based site Opta.

READ MORE: Gareth Bale 'wrong' because England 'more passionate than Wales' says Sven-Goran Eriksson

Matches including Wales and the Netherlands had 10 extra minutes added on at the end. Furthermore, Saudi Arabias famous 2-1 win over Argentina went onto the 104th minute.

But finally, some order was restored, fans feel, with just a minute added on in Uruguays 0-0 draw with South Korea.

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