Manchester City scored a goal when they were beaten by Tottenham Hotspur but it was ruled out. Kevin de Bruyne admitted that he was confused by the current regulations.
Manchester City defeated Tottenham Hotspur 0-2 at the Tottenham Hotspur stadium on Sunday (22/11/2020) early morning Western Indonesian Time. Goals from Son Heung-min and Giovani Lo Celso ensured Man City’s dominance did not mean anything.
Footage of the match can be watched on Mola TV via the following link.
The Citizens were actually able to score goals from Aymeric Laporte’s feet, completing a pass from Gabriel Jesus. But the goal was disallowed because Jesus was judged to have done handball when controlling the ball.
Manchester City midfielder Kevin de Bruyne said he was confused by the current handball rules. He thinks that when the ball hits his upper arm it will no longer be considered a foul.
“I’ve been playing football professionally for 12 years and for nine years, there have been no changes to the rules, and in the last three years there have been so many changes. I don’t know why, football is a very fun game,” he was quoted as saying. BBC.
“To be honest, I don’t understand the rules anymore. I think that if the ball hits the top of the arm, it’s not a handball anymore with changing rules,” he added.
Elsewhere, controversy also occurred in the Manchester United vs West Bromwich Albion match. West Brom received a penalty after Bruno Fernandes was judged to have violated Conor Gallagher, but the referee changed his decision after reviewing the incident from the Video Assistant Referee (VAR) monitor.
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