2022-11-25 11:28:26

'It's indefensible': Mike Dean claims Portugal's penalty against Ghana should have been overturned

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Daily Mail
By Spencer Morgan

Former Premier League referee Mike Dean thinks the lack of VAR intervention in Cristiano Ronaldo's penalty against Ghana was 'scary'.

Portugal beat Ghana 3-2 in their World Cup opener, Ronaldo netting from the spot after drawing a 'foul' fromMohammed Salisu.

Many viewers disagreed with the decision, thinking Salisu got the ball and Ronaldo went down easily. And Dean agrees with them.

'The defender clearly plays the ball,; he said after the game. 'Ronaldo then touches the back of the defender, goes down, instigated contact.

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