Arbitrator acknowledges that he was wrong with red for Fortuna-player Smeets

Referee Allard lindhout create gave Saturday after consulting the VAR Jorrit Smeets Fortuna Sittard straight red after a clash with Samir Memisevic of FC Groningen. After studying the images afterwards acknowledged to the arbitrator that no red should have been.

“To be honest, it is not a hundred percent red card,” said lindhout create at FOX Sports. The duel ended in 0-0.

“At first I thought red, also because I have the imprint of the shoe on the knee of Memisevic could see. By the speed with which Memisevic is inglijden and even his feelings I tend more towards a yellow card, the referee. “I see myself in the mirror and say that we have not successfully done.”

Fortuna coach Rene Eijer had shortly before at the station widely criticized the arbitration. “It is outrageous, the game is so ruined,” he said. “If you have a little understanding of football and a bit of understanding of game situations, you can take that as a referee myself also rate.”

Anyone could see that it was not a red was’

Eijer especially liked the role of the videoscheidsrechter strange. “I don’t know who is behind the VAR was, and at what level he has played, but everyone could see that it was not a red card.”

The 24-year-old Luca Cantineau was the VAR at the duel in Sittard. He made in October, his debut as a referee in the football in the Kitchen Champion Division.

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