Birmingham news Johnstone posts Fernandes message after penalty controversy MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Sam Johstone denied Bruno Fernandes from the penalty spot but West Brom's celebrations were cut short when the VAR ordered a retake for the Manchester United midfielder

Birmingham news Johnstone posts Fernandes message after penalty controversy MetiNews.Com

MetiNews.Com - Sam Johstone denied Bruno Fernandes from the penalty spot but West Brom's celebrations were cut short when the VAR ordered a retake for the Manchester United midfielder

Birmingham news  Johnstone posts Fernandes message after penalty controversy MetiNews.Com
22 November 2020 - 20:30

Breaking News ! Sam Johnstone led the complaints from furious West Bromwich Albion players after Slaven Bilic's side were involved in a double penalty controversy against Manchester United. Albion lost 1-0 at Old Trafford on Saturday night meaning their search for a first Premier League win of the season goes on. But they feel hard done by after being denied a penalty before conceding a late spot-kick to Bruno Fernandes - at the second time of asking. The first incident happened early in the second half when Fernandes brought Conor Gallagher down in the box. West Brom daily newsletter. Free. To your inbox Why should you sign up? In our daily Baggies bulletin, we'll be bringing you the latest breaking news, transfer features and comment pieces, as well as the key talking points for fans. How do you sign up? It's easy and only takes seconds. Simply type your email address into the box at the top of this article and hit sign up.   And that's it, you're all set. You can also sign up here. If you decide later that you no longer wish to receive the emails, simply follow the unsubscribe link in one of the newsletters - but we don't think you'll want to. And what's more, it's absolutely free! You can also get all the latest updates by following us on social media here Facebook and Twitter. We also have a free app which you can download. It is always up-to-date with the latest news from across the region.

. Just minutes later Albion conceded a penalty for a handball against Darnell Furlong. Sam Johnstone thought he had denied Fernandes when he saved from 12 yards, but the celebrations were cut short as the VAR decided he strayed off his line and ordered a retake. Fernandes lashed his second effort into the top corner and that turned out to be the winner. Read More Related Articles Manchester United hero rages at 'disgraceful' West Bromwich Albion decision Read More Related Articles 'Face like thunder' - How the national media reported West Brom's Manchester United controversy Johnstone, who arrived at The Hawthorns from United two years ago, took to social media on Sunday to make reference to the way Fernandes stuttered in his run-up when taking the penalties. Johnstone tweeted: "And a striker (midfielder) shouldn’t be able to hop skip and jump before kicking it." He wasn't the only Albion player to reveal their frustration. Callum Robinson wrote on Instagram: "Nice to be back out there last night! We deserved something from the game but what chance you got when you're playing against 12 men! Lads were great once again, we move on to the next one." Read More Related Articles 'In trouble' - Slaven Bilic's fury as referee calls cost West Brom at Manchester United Read More Related Articles Ole Gunnar Solskjaer delivers his verdict on West Brom and Manchester United VAR calls While Semi Ajayi added: "Proud of the team performance last night. More than frustrated about how the game was decided but if I speak..." Albion's bench were dismayed with boss Bilic bemused by Coote's actions. Assistant manager Danilo Butorovic said on Instagram: "Really proud of the spirit and work rate shown by the team last night! If we keep on going like this, we'll achieve what we set out to. By the way, I sleep well at night, do you?" and added a puzzled emoji.

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Birmingham news Johnstone posts Fernandes message after penalty controversy MetiNews.Com


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