Erik ten Hag criticises Premier League refereeing after Southampton draw

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Ten Hag criticises Premier League refereeing after Southampton draw

Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag has criticised the usual of Premier League refereeing following Sunday’s goalless draw with Southampton at Outdated Trafford.

The Pink Devils had Casemiro despatched off within the first half of the affair, with the Brazil worldwide given his marching orders by referee Anthony Taylor, who was despatched to the monitor to assessment a deal with on Carlos Alcaraz.

The skilled midfielder has now been despatched off twice for Man United this season, together with towards Crystal Palace, when he was given a purple card for placing his fingers on the neck of Will Hughes.

The hosts additionally had a shout for a penalty on Sunday, with Armel Bella-Kotchap showing to deal with a cross from Marcus Rashford, and Ten Hag confirmed his frustration following the 0-0 draw with the Saints.

Manchester United head coach Erik ten Hag on March 9, 2023.

“What I believe is the inconsistency, gamers do not know anymore what’s the coverage, and I believe it is all throughout,” the Manchester Night Information quotes Ten Hag as saying after the match.

“We see it with Premier League yesterday: Leicester-Chelsea, the VAR shouldn’t be approaching the road. At this time, it is approaching the road. After which it is two penalty conditions, however they do not come on the road. Particularly the primary one, it was clear and apparent handball so what’s the coverage?

“There’s one other one: inconsistent. The referee is coming within the begin of the season with a coverage, we’re Premier League, it is coming robust right here, we wish depth.

“Casemiro is throughout European video games, over 500 video games he by no means had a purple card. Now he has two. Take into consideration that. He performs powerful however he performs truthful. And likewise on this, he is taking part in truthful, identical as towards Crystal Palace, so it’s totally debatable.

Manchester United's Casemiro looks dejected after being sent off on March 12, 2023.

“Everybody who is aware of one thing about soccer, , and naturally, once you freeze it, it appears unhealthy. However everybody who is aware of one thing about soccer, who was appearing on high soccer, they know what’s unhealthy, what is not unhealthy and what’s truthful. And I let you know: Casemiro is a extremely truthful participant. Powerful, however truthful.

“Whenever you do it like this it’s important to be constant throughout the entire video games, the entire selections. And in the event that they isolate one – it is somewhat bit the identical as towards Crystal Palace, positively.

“Whenever you noticed that incident it’s best to have despatched off three or 4 gamers and never just one when you’re actually constant.”

Casemiro will begin his four-game home suspension towards Fulham within the FA Cup subsequent weekend, and he will even miss the league matches towards Newcastle United, Brentford and Everton.

Nevertheless, final summer time’s arrival from Real Madrid will be capable to play within the Europa League, so he’s now anticipated to be a sure starter towards Real Betis in Seville subsequent week.