Roger East’s rustiness cost West Ham a penalty against Burnley after he failed to spot foul on Grady Diangana
- The decision not to award West Ham a penalty against Burnley was a mistake
- Grady Diangana was clearly felled by Steven Defour inside the penalty area
- Roger East was not in the right position and his rustiness cost the Hammers
I am shocked that West Ham were not awarded a penalty when Grady Diangana was felled by Steven Defour.
Sean Dyche praised Diangana for not making a meal of it but that is not why it was not given.
When a player is racing into the box with a defender in pursuit, the referee must be as close as possible but Roger East’s positioning was wrong.
This was only his second Premier League match after failing a fitness test. A lack of games makes you rusty.
Roger East’s rustiness cost West Ham a penalty against Burnley on Saturday afternoon
He got his positioning all wrong when Grady Diangana was felled by Steven Defour in the area
Source: Read Full Article